minority ownership

minority ownership
minority ownership minority ownership ownership

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minority ownership UK US noun [U]
US a situation in which a business is owned by a member of a minority (= a group whose members are of a different race, or have a different culture or religion to that of most other people in that country): »

The proposals deal with increasing minority ownership of broadcast stations.

FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a situation in which a person or an organization owns fewer shares in a company than the controlling shareholder (= the one who owns the most): »

a minority ownership interest/share/stake

Compare MAJORITY OWNERSHIP(Cf. ↑majority ownership)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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