[koh-pahrt-ner, koh-pahrt-]

Origin of copartner

First recorded in 1495–1505; co- + partner
Related formsco·part·ner·ship, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for copartnership


  1. a partnership or association between two equals, esp in a business enterprise
  2. a form of industrial democracy in which the employees of an organization are partners in the company and share in part of its profits


  1. a partner or associate, esp an equal partner in business
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