from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Ownership of a sufficient number of shares of stock in a company to control company policy.
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- n. ownership of more than 50% of a corporation's voting shares
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He also founded, in 1889, the "Dziennik Chicagoski" (Chicago Daily News), the controlling interest in which is owned by the Resurrectionist Fathers.
With other property, Mr. Jerome owned the controlling interest in the "Times," then very valuable.
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Mr. Viedler, a multi-millionaire at that time, has since largely increased his fortune and is now the controlling interest in a prominent trust of comparatively recent formation.
‘When the stock market opens on Tuesday morning PresCorp intends to buy the rest of the TranStar shares it needs to take a controlling interest in the company,’ Blake interrupted bluntly, shocking her to silence with his unexpected openness.
I'll let you buy back in at 18 if you will sell the controlling interest in All Asia Air at 15. "