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proprietor

n. the owner of anything, but particularly the owner of a business operated by that individual.

proprietor

noun dominus, householder, landlord, landowner, manager, master, owner, possessor, proprietary
See also: director, employer, landholder, landlord, landowner, principal, tenant

PROPRIETOR. The owner. (q.v.)

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This proprietorial control over such works added further to Taranatha's power, charisma and made him a far more desirable 'commodity' for his own, and possibly other, patrons.
21) Whether or not the document's actual language is proprietorial may be open to dispute, but it nevertheless appeared that way to an international audience.
Needless to say, the actual recipe is proprietorial, but Weaver's did divulge that this blend contains seven of John Weaver, the master roaster's favorite beans that have been roasted at three different temperatures.
Against his lack of wider European renown, though, must be weighed the outright adoration he inspired in Britain and America: from none more than Olin Downes, New York Times music correspondent from 192455, who exhibited toward Sibelius's output a love not merely proprietorial but almost obstetric.
1270, canonized 1297), flattered his successors into the nineteenth century, encouraging a proprietorial relationship with crusading that cast a long shadow shading nineteenth-century French Mediterranean colonialism and historiography.
Directors are very proprietorial about clubs, and regardless of what an outsider is doing for a club, if they are not nominally part of the institution it is frowned on.
The confusion is possibly increased by the way Scots have a certain proprietorial pride in what is sometimes unkindly called 'the Scotish Mafia' at the heart of Blair's Government.
Some such proprietorial feeling about the media culture was what lay behind the furious reaction by many on the left to what the self-important subject of the would-be scandal himself called "Gannongate.
Aboriginal insistence that 'we have always been here' is not just an historical claim--it is a deeply proprietorial one.
But the most important thing is that demonstrating the variety of scenery--the way in which it was formed and how it is now--will hopefully make people feel more proprietorial about it.
The habit of taking liberties with freedom has a long history, and an especially revealing one at times when "freedom itself" (to use the proprietorial words of George W.
Beginning with Docen, who in 1807 was the first to write about the Kaiserchronik and note the parallel versions, and with the first tentative utterances by Jacob Grimm (1818) and Lachmann (1833), Muller leads us through the bitter and almost proprietorial struggle between Massmann and Hoffmann for the editorship of the Kaiserchronik, a struggle which Massmann ultimately won (1849-54).