from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a general practitioner who manages his own budget, purchasing healthcare from one or more hospital trusts
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. One who has money invested in the public funds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An owner of government stock or public securities.
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The fundholder was a weight upon all industry, and as dead a weight as the landlord.
A prospectus is a legally binding contract between the fund itself and the fundholder.
If you're a fundholder, the largest threat is that other fundholders -- especially Magellan's -- will cash out.
But the risks for a fundholder multiply in a place that rewards individual performance at the expense of teamwork.
_285 Parvenu: (Note) A sort of fundholder 1822, editions 1824,
He evidently is not aware that when a public writer assumes a character he is bound to hold to it consistently; and that as "ATTICUS" was then writing on the subject of the national debt, and objecting to the financial policy of the minister, he naturally affected to be a fundholder, to be frightened, and to have, in consequence, removed his property.
There he died soon after, and though comparatively a poor man, he left his daughter sufficiently well provided for as a modest fundholder and claimant of sundry small sums in dividends to maintain herself as mistress at Peakhill.
The interest on the national debt was unpaid, and the fundholder was dismayed and exasperated by an announcement that only two-fifths would be discharged in cash.
The proposal for conversion proved, under circumstances already described, to have no attraction for the fundholder.
It was with exceeding difficulty that she was eventually persuaded to become a fundholder.