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proprietor

1. an owner of an unincorporated business enterprise
2. a person enjoying exclusive right of ownership to some property
3. US history a governor or body of governors of a proprietary colony
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Verma helps empirical researchers in any area understand situations where repeated measure designs can be used and can provide a handy solution to analyzing them with the proprietorial SPSS statistics software.
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The authors conclude that, 'Ownership of Australian identity by the 'locals' of the nation encloses identity for their exclusive enjoyment and allows them to act as proprietorial gatekeepers' (p.
These themes are themselves echoed in Adrian Armstrong's typologies of authority: viral, aesthetic, discursive, pragmatic, editorial, and proprietorial.
The question of writing brings philosophy to bear on policies of openness but, Kember argues, in an environment of increasingly proprietorial knowledge and of creativity as market competition, the key question to ask of writing is not the metaphysical one (what is -writing?
The principle behind IP legislation is to extend proprietorial rights to the often-intangible results of human creativity and imagination, with the aim of allowing individuals and companies to profit financially from the fruits of their creativity, and thus ultimately to foster innovation and creativity within society as a whole.
Some of it, you know, is taken off websites of little or no merit, that is a challenge, and there is little or no editorial control of some of what gets out there on websites and social media, but overall it has to be a good thing that people now have a much more proprietorial interest in what is going on in their neighborhood, or the nature of the an event like the Olympic Games, like the Expo or the World Cup.
However, this time not only the gift bag was free of any printing but the items inside except the t-shirt and the herbal tea were also free of any proprietorial symbol or text.
Since internet usage went global in the late 1990s, surveillance technologies utilised by State police and security agencies to monitor the general public have become an acute concern and the proprietorial reach of commercial interests is increasingly impinging on the free exchange of material.
In almost four decades in this game, I have been lucky in that I have rarely been put under any proprietorial pressure to take any particular line on any story.
This was stopped in its tracks by Jovito Salonga, who said that any giving up of claims must be conditioned on the protection of the proprietorial rights of the Sultan of Sulu.
It's a given that Clive Smith is within his rights to do as he wishes with Kauto Star and there have been plenty of critics quick to imply Nicholls has erred on the side of being overly proprietorial in regard to his former stable star and become a touch big for his boots.