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shareholder n

: one that owns a share in a fund (as a mutual fund) or property
: stockholder see also derivative action, equity, proxy contest
share·hold·ing adj or n

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.