general partner


noun

a partner with unlimited liability for the debts of the partnership.

Nearby words

  1. general officer,
  2. general order,
  3. general paralysis,
  4. general paralysis of the insane,
  5. general paresis,
  6. general partnership,
  7. general post office,
  8. general postal union,
  9. general practice,
  10. general practitioner


Origin of general partner

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

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