copartnership


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co·part·ner

 (kō-pärt′nər, kō′pärt′-)
n.
A joint partner, as in a business enterprise; an associate.

co·part′ner·ship′ n.

copartnership

(kəʊˈpɑːtnəʃɪp)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a partnership or association between two equals, esp in a business enterprise
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a form of industrial democracy in which the employees of an organization are partners in the company and share in part of its profits
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.copartnership - a partnership in which employees get a share of the profits in addition to their wages
partnership - the members of a business venture created by contract
Translations

copartnership

nTeilhaberschaft f, → Partnerschaft f
References in classic literature ?
This copartnership continued until the death of the white partner.
He had long been dissatisfied with the smallness of his interest in the copartnership, and had requested an additional number of shares; his request not being complied with, he resolved to abandon the company.
I know this well, that if one thousand, if one hundred, if ten men whom I could name -- if ten honest men only -- ay, if one HONEST man, in this State of Massachusetts, ceasing to hold slaves, were actually to withdraw from this copartnership, and be locked up in the county jail therefor, it would be the abolition of slavery in America.
The Circumlocution Department, sir,' Mr Barnacle replied, 'may have possibly recommended--possibly--I cannot say--that some public claim against the insolvent estate of a firm or copartnership to which this person may have belonged, should be enforced.
Your daughter Bella,' said Mrs Wilfer, with a lofty air of never having had the least copartnership in that young lady: of whom she now made reproachful mention as an article of luxury which her husband had set up entirely on his own account, and in direct opposition to her advice: '--your daughter Bella has bestowed herself upon a Mendicant.
art 12, [section] 22 ("Monopolies and trusts shall never be allowed in this state, and no incorporated company, copartnership, or association of persons in this state shall directly or indirectly combine or make any contract with any other incorporated company, foreign or domestic, through their stockholders, or the trustees or assignees of such stockholders, or with any copartnership or association of persons, or in any manner whatever for the purpose of fixing the price or limiting the production or regulating the transportation of any product or commodity.