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  • n. Someone who owns a ship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Owner of a ship or ships.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A person who has a right of property in a ship or ships, or any share therein.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who owns a ship or a share in a ship


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  • The majority of shipowner associations such as the International Chamber of Shipping and the International Shipping Federation have made it clear that they prefer to use international military personnel over the hiring of armed guards to protect their ships and cargo.

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  • The shipowner received earlier payments in late November only after seizing the chartered vessel.

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  • In 1898 he entered the shipping business and later became a wealthy shipowner.

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  • Liability is covered through a separate arrangement with the Standard Club, a mutual insurance association owned by its shipowner members.

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  • Abram Lyle, a Scottish shipowner, was also a Victorian entrepreneur.

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  • As the nation careered toward disaster and impeachment, Reconstruction and its dreadful backlash, a wealthy Boston shipowner decided his invalid daughter, Anna, should travel to Germany to take the waters.

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  • The shipowner has stopped paying her husband's salary, and the insurers, with no proof of death, haven't paid much.

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