owner

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own +‎ -er

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owner (plural owners)

  1. One who owns something.
    The police recovered the stolen car and returned it to its owner.
    • 2012, Sherri Lackey, The Vrykolakas Deviation, page 117:
      Sometimes the sound was close, as the owner of the voice was wandering just on the outside walls of his living quarters.
  2. (nautical, slang) The captain of a ship.

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  • Japanese: オーナー (ōnā)

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