noun Date: circa 1530 the owner of a ship

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shipowner — ship‧owner [ˈʆɪpˌəʊnə ǁ ˌoʊnər] noun [countable] a person or company that owns a ship or ships: • insurance organizations providing oil pollution coverage for shipowners * * * shipowner UK US (also ship owner) /ˈʃɪpˌəʊnər/ noun [C ] TRANSPORT ► a …   Financial and business terms

  • Shipowner — Ship own er, n. Owner of a ship or ships. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shipowner — [ship′ō΄nər] n. an owner of a ship or ships …   English World dictionary

  • shipowner — UK [ˈʃɪpˌəʊnə(r)] / US [ˈʃɪpˌoʊnər] noun [countable] Word forms shipowner : singular shipowner plural shipowners someone who owns ships, usually ships that carry goods …   English dictionary

  • shipowner — [[t]ʃɪ̱poʊnə(r)[/t]] shipowners N COUNT A shipowner is someone who owns a ship or ships or who has shares in a shipping company …   English dictionary

  • shipowner — /ship oh neuhr/, n. a person who owns a ship or ships. [1520 30; SHIP + OWNER] * * * …   Universalium

  • shipowner — noun Someone who owns a ship …   Wiktionary

  • shipowner — ship|own|er [ˈʃıpəunə US ounər] n someone who owns one or more ships …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shipowner — ship|own|er [ ʃıp,ounər ] noun count someone who owns ships, usually ships that carry goods …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shipowner — n. owner of one or more ships …   English contemporary dictionary

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