Proprietor in a sentence

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Definition of Proprietor

  • One who has the legal right or exclusive title to anything, whether in possession or not; an owner; as, the proprietor of farm or of a mill.
  • (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business

How to use proprietor in a sentence. Proprietor pronunciation.

The proprietors have combined the capital and labor hinted at in my exordium.
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My father, a retired officer, was a landed proprietor with very little income.
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He went to a large house in New York, hoping the Lord would incline the proprietor to sell him a barrel for that sum.
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It went to the wrong house because, as the proprietor of the mews informed us with shame and regret, the driver entrusted with the order had been very much under the influence of alcohol.
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He counted among his relatives one of the richest landed proprietors of France, General the Marquis de Campvallon d'Armignes, celebrated for his fearful outbursts in the Corps Legislatif.
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The house he occupied was about to be taken again by its proprietor.
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No sooner had the desired information been given than the proprietor of the opposite shop rushed in, and offered him the same article for three crowns.
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The proprietor of these hundred golden acres was a rather mysterious sort of personage.
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The pit was miraculously over-flown before the doors were opened, although the proprietor did not permit a single private entrance.
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He was invariably welcomed either by the chiefs of the department or the proprietors themselves, and a sumptuous collation was prepared for him in every place.
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In 1663 King Charles II. had granted to eight "Lords Proprietors" the portion of North America lying between the 31st and 36th degrees of latitude, enlarging the boundaries in 1665 to 29 deg.
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By 1728 most of these Lords Proprietors had tired of their attempt to govern the colonies they had established in "Carolina", and in 1729 seven of the eight sold their interest to the English crown, the district being divided into "North Carolina", "South Carolina", and a more southerly portion, nominally included in the latter, which was held in reserve.
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The English asserted that through the Cabots they had a right to the greater part of North America, and a grant to the Lords Proprietors of Carolina, in 1663, named the 31 degree of latitude as the southern boundary.
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The price asked was exorbitant, as the proprietors stated that the "diggings" returned a large amount of gold, and the following day was appointed for the Germans to come and see what could be produced in the course of a few hours' working.
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Rodney turned his head half round and smiled, with the pride of a proprietor, and then prevented himself from smiling.
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The English aristocracy, who rule the country, cannot afford to have the value of their lands reduced one-half, for those lands are so heavily mortgaged that such a reduction of value would ruin them; nor will they like to be forced to raise vegetables rather than wheat, and turn themselves into market-gardeners instead of great proprietors.
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They were the only children of one Anderson Rover, a gentleman who had been widely known as a mineral expert, gold mine proprietor, and traveler.
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Walking over to one of the stores, he entered, and asked the proprietor if he had any large firecrackers on hand.
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I wish to see the proprietor, Captain Putnam, at once.
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When the grounds at Pornell Academy were reached, they were found to be more than three quarters full, for the proprietor of the place had opened up for the benefit of the public at large, and many had come from Cedarville and the surrounding territory.
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Examples of Proprietor

Example #1
They are toiling and probing.
Example #2
It would seem that the ore is combined with metals that render it difficult of reduction with our imperfect mountain machinery.
Example #3
I was only three years old when my mother died.
Example #4
I am glad to name as one of my ancestors the famous Pole, Kosciusko, who was my maternal great-grandfather.
Example #5
He felt too poor, was not willing; and with a heavy heart, Mr. H. returned, asking the Lord what next he should do.
Example #6
A barrel of flour was terribly needed.