majority interest

majority interest
majority interest majority interest interest

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   A major equity interest of more than half the shares in a company.

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majority interest UK US noun [C or U]
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a situation in which one person or organization owns more shares in a company than any other shareholder, and enough to be in control of the company: acquire/buy/hold a majority interest in sth »

The consortium has just acquired a majority interest in a healthcare services group.

See also CONTROLLING INTEREST(Cf. ↑controlling interest)
Compare MINORITY INTEREST(Cf. ↑minority interest)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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