noun. ['prəˈpraɪətɝ'] (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business.
- newspaper publisher
- saloon keeper
- man of affairs
Words that Rhyme with Proprietor
How do you pronounce proprietor?
Pronounce proprietor as prəˈpraɪətər.
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Example sentences of the word proprietor
1. Noun, singular or mass
You can still be considered a sole proprietor despite having a job as well.