Definition of proprietor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

proprietor

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//prəˈpraɪətə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//prəˈpraɪətər//
 
(formal) Business people
 
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the owner of a business, a hotel, etc. newspaper proprietors Enquiries must be made to the proprietor. See related entries: Business people
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: proprietor