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majority stake/shareholding etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmajority stake/shareholding etcmajority stake/shareholding etcwhen one person or group owns a bigger share of a company than other people or groups and so is able to control what happens to the company Alex Golding held a majority shareholding in Golding plc. majority
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majority stake/shareholding etcAnd if the deceased director owned a majority shareholding, the surviving directors could suddenly find themselves with a new boss.Demand from investors will determine how many new shares are issued, although Pittencrieff said yesterday it will retain a majority stake.Virgin was interested in the Ames group and took a majority shareholding.Vodafone, however, has a reputation of building up majority stakes in its company holdings.
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