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

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PROPRIETOR. The owner. (q.v.)

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Also on view will be a re-creation of an actual Williamsburg art space, the minuscule Holland Tunnel gallery; inside, proprietress Pauline Lethen will curate a tiny show-within-a-show.
In September 1997, Toyoda and Isao Doi, 38, killed Shinoda, a bar proprietress, in a park in neighboring Aichi Prefecture by hitting her with an iron pipe and shooting her in the head with a handgun.
Jean, who worked at other salons before becoming proprietress of the Gainsboro' Salon, in Nunts Lane, Holbrooks, Coventry, is married, with two grown-up children.
In his fullest account of a single house, Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire, Wells-Cole looks for themes that might afford an insight into its illustrious proprietress, Bess of Hardwick.
Eugenia Repelskii (Peter Richards) is a charmingly discombobulated Proprietress, and grinning Flower Girl Vanya's still bouncing about on her pointes like a cheerleader.
Mrs Sarah Kureh, the proprietress of Solid Foundation Nursery and Primary School, Gwagwalada, FCT, has underscored the importance of adequate funding of girl-child education for national development.
The lone individual charged with the same offense is Liberty Gagui, proprietress of Celestial Star Marketing of Kawit Street, Calooan City.
They encounter a mauled dog on the way into town; the proprietress of the Inn sprinkles foul smelling powder around their room; cell phones don't work; the house they rent is haunted.
Johnny Guitar BBC2, 1.10pmBrilliant offbeat Western about the conflict between the proprietress of a gambling joint and a lady banker.
Go to the Paper Bag Princess on Santa Monica Boulevard and talk to the shrewd Elizabeth Mason, proprietress of what is properly acknowledged as one of the greatest vintage couture shops anywhere.
TWENTY-FIVE candidates from the Bethesda Home for the Blind, Mushin, Lagos State, are to participate in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the proprietress said on Tuesday.
and Bongabong View Hotel and Bistro proprietress Leonisa Uy-Cacha will serve as witnesses to the case.