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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [shair-hohl-der]
    • /ˈʃɛərˌhoʊl dər/
    • /ˈʃeəˌhəʊl.dər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shair-hohl-der]
    • /ˈʃɛərˌhoʊl dər/

Definitions of shareholder word

  • noun shareholder a holder or owner of shares, especially in a company or corporation. 1
  • countable noun shareholder A shareholder is a person who owns shares in a company. 0
  • noun shareholder the owner of one or more shares in a company 0
  • noun shareholder a person who holds or owns a share or shares, esp. in a corporation 0
  • noun shareholder A shareholder is an investor who owns one or more shares of stock in a company. 0

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Origin of shareholder

First appearance:

before 1785
One of the 44% newest English words
First recorded in 1785-95; share1 + holder

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Parts of speech for Shareholder


shareholder popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for shareholder

noun shareholder

  • ins — (used to indicate inclusion within space, a place, or limits): walking in the park.
  • investor — to put (money) to use, by purchase or expenditure, in something offering potential profitable returns, as interest, income, or appreciation in value.

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