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1. The architect’s client and party to the owner-architect agreement.
2. One who has the legal right or title to a piece of property.
With respect to an aircraft, the person in whose name the aircraft is registered. A person in possession of the aircraft as the purchaser under a conditional sale or hire-purchase agreement that reserves to the vendor the title to the aircraft until payment of the purchase price or the performance of certain conditions. A person in possession of the aircraft as a chattel mortgagor under a chattel mortgage. A person in possession of the aircraft under a bona fide lease or an agreement of hire.