big, large, major, substantial
main, principal
controlling, majority

The government is still a majority shareholder in the industry.

corporate, institutional
individual, ordinary, private

He was voicing the concerns of ordinary shareholders.


He has attracted new and existing shareholders to invest in his company.


Company shareholders approved the merger.

shareholder in

the major shareholders in the company

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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