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copartner

[koh-pahrt-ner, koh-pahrt-]
noun
  1. a partner or associate, as in a business.
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Origin of copartner

First recorded in 1495–1505; co- + partner
Related formsco·part·ner·ship, noun
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Examples from the Web for copartnership

Historical Examples

  • No company and no copartnership can be forced upon a nation.

    Charles Sumner; His Complete Works, Volume X (of 20)

    Charles Sumner

  • He has retired from the bench, and practises law in copartnership with senator Berrien, of Georgia.

  • I have told you of a proposition, which I have had some thoughts to make as a kind of copartnership in commerce.

  • Seventh: I would prepare a list of apparent exceptions to copartnership as a working principle.

    Crowds

    Gerald Stanley Lee

  • Reuben Gray offered himself as sponsor with Hannah, who had no right to refuse this sort of copartnership.

    Ishmael

    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth


British Dictionary definitions for copartnership

copartnership

noun
  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
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copartner

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