- the relation subsisting between partners.
- the contract creating this relation.
- an association of persons joined as partners in business.
Examples from the Web for partnership
Proper planning, partnership, intercultural dialogue, and a lot of faith brought us to this moment.
The partnership includes five UN agencies led by UNICEF, the U.S. government and the private sector.
Treasury agreed to rebid the deal, then quietly extended its partnership with Comerica for five years.Megabanks Have The Federal Prison System Locked Up|Center for Public Integrity|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Wendy Smith|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We want the law enforcement to actually form a partnership with mental health and the advocacy groups,” says Woody.
"How glad I am the partnership has been dissolved, and that the fox is all mine," was his first thought.The Book of Courage|John Thomson Faris
He remained there about three years, and then entered into partnership with a firm there.Recollections of Old Liverpool|A Nonagenarian
A washing machine is used when there are two or more working in partnership.California As It Is and As It May Be|Feliks Pawe? Wierzbicki
Very little of the hard work of the partnership fell upon Frank.Redskin and Cow-Boy|G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
She remembered Ellis's acknowledgment of indebtedness, the suggestion of partnership, and the compliment pleased her.The Barrier|Allen French
British Dictionary definitions for partnership
- 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
Word Origin and History for partnership
Culture definitions for partnership
An association of two or more persons to conduct a business. In contrast to a corporation, those who engage in a partnership are liable for debts incurred by the company to the full extent of their private fortunes rather than merely to the extent of their investment.