Definitions

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  • n. One who has a reserved seat (as in a church or sports stadium).

Etymologies

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seat +‎ holder

Examples

  • The downside of A1GP attracting such a prestige name as Andretti Green is that there could be a challenge from erstwhile 'seatholder' Rick Weidinger, whose PR team claims that Patrick being run by AGR this weekend would represent a breach of agreement because Team USA Holdings has the deal to run the US car, with Weidinger as principal.

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  • But, contrast this to the previous seatholder, AV, who didn't spent a dime of CLARTs money on his district, when it was available -- and badly needed, for two full year and then told everyone "Pacheco spent all the money."

    Morning Briefs and Outtakes on the Legality of Residency and other News

  • The current seatholder, Yasuo Fukuda, now has an approval rating of 21 percent, which is lower than that of his widely disparaged predecessor, Shinzo Abe, when he resigned.

    Bobble Heads of State: As Japan’s Leader Fades, Surprising Options Appear

  • So I concluded that I could contribute the most by getting personal, by abandoning the perspective of the wise, all-knowing sportswriter and, instead, offering up the view of a fan -- one who, as a forever seatholder in Foxboro for the New England Patriots, has more than a little recent Super Bowl experience.

    The Truth About the Super Bowl

  • "I concluded that I could contribute the most by getting personal, by abandoning the perspective of the wise, all-knowing sportswriter and, instead, offering up the view of a fan -- one who, as a forever seatholder in Foxboro for the New England Patriots, has more than a little recent Super Bowl experience," Starr writes.

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  • Goldman not only served as banker on the merger, but the firm owns a 15 percent stake in Archipelago, and is a major seatholder on the exchange, as well.

    Big Bonus?

  • Langone, a seatholder and a former NYSE director, believes that the deal as proposed shortchanges seatholders, and he blames conflicts of interest between the deal's lead banker, Goldman Sachs, and the NYSE for the problems.

    Big Bonus?

  • Instead, the next NYMEX chairman will be chosen from a slate of three current nominees, including current exchange Vice Chairman Richard Schaeffer, seatholder Daniel Dicker, and former chairman and seatholder Michel Marks, who introduced the first oil futures contract on the exchange in 1983.

    N.Y. Merc Chief Won't Stand For Reelection

  • Tomorrow marks the official end to the seatholder system that had been in place since the early years of the New York Stock Exchange, when 1,366 licenses for trading rights will be auctioned off to replace the individual seats.

    Thain's NYSE To Hold Trading Rights Auction Tomorrow

  • "Of course it is going to be acquired," said CBOE seatholder Lawrence Goldstein of Santa

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