Meaning of proprietor

pro•pri•e•tor

Pronunciation: (pru-prī'i-tur), [key]
— n.
  1. the owner of a business establishment, a hotel, etc.
  2. a person who has the exclusive right or title to something; an owner, as of real property.
  3. a group of proprietors; proprietary.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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