- the state or condition of being a partner; participation; association; joint interest.
- the relation subsisting between partners.
- the contract creating this relation.
- an association of persons joined as partners in business.
Origin of partnership
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Examples from the Web for partnership
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Treasury agreed to rebid the deal, then quietly extended its partnership with Comerica for five years.Megabanks Have The Federal Prison System Locked Up
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Williams would have only one more commercial success, Night of the Iguana in 1961, after his partnership with Kazan ended.John Lahr’s Biography Perfectly Captures Tennessee Williams’ Tortured Greatness
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“We want the law enforcement to actually form a partnership with mental health and the advocacy groups,” says Woody.Police Brutality's Hidden Victims: The Disabled
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After his admission to the bar, Mr. Chipman received him into partnership.Biographical Sketches
A partner has the right to draw out any, or all, of the partnership funds.
We formed a partnership, with a capital of sixty thousand dollars.
What about the thirty thousand dollars you got on that partnership swindle?
She had taken Anna into business with her, but the burden of the partnership had always been on Harriet.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
- a contractual relationship between two or more persons carrying on a joint business venture with a view to profit, each incurring liability for losses and the right to share in the profits
- the deed creating such a relationship
- the persons associated in such a relationship
- the state or condition of being a partner
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Word Origin and History for partnership
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