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part·ner·ship

 (pärt′nər-shĭp′)
n.
1. The state of being a partner.
2.
a. A business entity in which two or more co-owners contribute resources, share in profits and losses, and are individually liable for the entity's actions.
b. The persons participating in such a business entity.
3. A relationship between individuals or groups that is characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility, as for the achievement of a specified goal: Neighborhood groups formed a partnership to fight crime.

partnership

(ˈpɑːtnəʃɪp)
n
1. (Law)
a. 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
b. the deed creating such a relationship
c. the persons associated in such a relationship
2. the state or condition of being a partner
3. (Law) the state or condition of being a partner

part•ner•ship

(ˈpɑrt nərˌʃɪp)

n.
1. the state or condition of being a partner; participation; association; joint interest.
2. Law.
a. the relation subsisting between partners.
b. the contract creating this relation.
c. the persons joined together as partners in business.
[1570–80]

Partnership

 an association of two or more persons for carrying on business; the persons collectivelyWilkes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.partnership - the members of a business venture created by contractpartnership - the members of a business venture created by contract
copartnership - a partnership in which employees get a share of the profits in addition to their wages
business, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concern - a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"
partner - a person who is a member of a partnership
2.partnership - a cooperative relationship between people or groups who agree to share responsibility for achieving some specific goal; "effective language learning is a partnership between school, teacher and student"; "the action teams worked in partnership with the government"
human relationship, relationship - a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness); "the relationship between mothers and their children"
3.partnership - a contract between two or more persons who agree to pool talent and money and share profits or losses
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

partnership

noun
1. cooperation, association, alliance, sharing, union, connection, participation, copartnership the partnership between Germany's banks and its businesses
2. company, firm, corporation, house, interest, society, conglomerate, cooperative As the partnership prospered, the employees shared in the benefits.

partnership

noun
Translations
إشْتِراك، مُشارَكَهشَراكَه
družstvodvojicepartnerstvíspolečenstvítandem
makkerskabpartnerskab
társas viszony
félagliî, par, tvíeyki
družabništvo

partnership

[ˈpɑːtnəʃɪp]
A. N
1. (= relationship) → asociación f; (= couple) → relación f de pareja
a stable, loving partnershipuna relación de pareja estable y llena de cariño
our relationship wasn't just a marriage, it was a partnershipnuestra relación no era sólo un matrimonio sino una asociación
their partnership was based on mutual respectsu relación se basaba en el respeto mutuo
the partnership between government and industryla alianza entre el gobierno y la industria
2. (Comm) (= company) → sociedad f colectiva
to be in partnership with sbestar asociado con algn
to go or enter into partnership (with sb)asociarse (con algn)
we work in partnership with our clientstrabajamos conjuntamente con nuestros clientes
see also limited
3. (= position as partner) they've offered me a partnershipme han ofrecido hacerme socio
B. CPD partnership agreement Ncontrato m de sociedad

partnership

[ˈpɑːrtnərʃɪp] n
(= relationship) → partenariat m
new forms of partnership between management and workers → de nouvelles formes de partenariat entre direction et travailleurs
the partnership between Germany's banks and its businesses → le partenariat entre les banques et les entreprises allemandes
(in firm)statut m d'associé(e)
a partnership in a firm of solicitors → un statut d'associé dans un cabinet d'avocats
to offer sb a partnership → offrir à qn de devenir associé
They've offered me a partnership → Ils m'ont offert de devenir associé.
to go into partnership → s'associer
to go into partnership with sb → s'associer avec qn
to form a partnership → s'associer
to form a partnership with sb → s'associer avec qnpart of speech npartie f du discours

partnership

n
Partnerschaft f, → Gemeinschaft f; (in sport, dancing etc) → Paar nt; we’re or we make a pretty good partnershipwir sind ein ziemlich gutes Paar; a relationship based on partnershipeine partnerschaftliche Beziehung; to do something in partnership with somebodyetw mit jdm gemeinsam or in Zusammenarbeit machen
(Comm) → Personengesellschaft f; to enter into a partnershipin eine Gesellschaft eintreten; to go into partnership with somebodymit jdm eine Personengesellschaft gründen; general partnershipoffene Handelsgesellschaft; he left the partnershiper ist aus der Gesellschaft ausgeschieden

partnership

[ˈpɑːtnəʃɪp] n (gen) → associazione f (Comm) → società f inv
to take sb into partnership → prendere qn come socio/a
to go into partnership (with), form a partnership (with) → mettersi in società (con), associarsi (a)

partner

(ˈpaːtnə) noun
1. a person who shares the ownership of a business etc with one or more others. She was made a partner in the firm.
2. one of two people who dance, play in a game etc together. a tennis/dancing partner.
verb
to be a partner to (someone). He partnered his wife in the last dance.
ˈpartnership noun
1. the state of being or becoming partners. a business partnership; He entered into partnership with his brother.
2. people playing together in a game. The champions were defeated by the partnership of Jones and Smith in the men's doubles.
References in classic literature ?
A distant part of the estate, a tract of waste land that had lain fallow for eight years, was with the help of the clever carpenter, Fyodor Ryezunov, taken by six families of peasants on new conditions of partnership, and the peasant Shuraev took the management of all the vegetable gardens on the same terms.
Then in what sort of partnership is the just man a better partner than the harp-player, as in playing the harp the harp-player is certainly a better partner than the just man?
THE ASS and the Fox, having entered into partnership together for their mutual protection, went out into the forest to hunt.
The Highwayman was so pleased with the Traveller's philosophy and wit that he took him into partnership, and this splendid combination of talent started a newspaper.
I hope, my dears, it will be a long time before we are obliged to dissolve partnership.
Once upon a time, a mouse, a bird, and a sausage, entered into partnership and set up house together.
Either I should cancel our partnership agreement and go away, leaving you to get another chaperone to chaperone your chaperone; or else I'd take the old hen out in the whale-boat and drown her.
I'm offering you a partnership," said Doctor South grumpily.
And the worst of it was that her merry eye was in partnership with a merry tongue.
Purchases bought by bulk in partnership had to be equitably divided, outstanding debts canceled, accounts compared, and trunks, boxes and packages labeled.
To put an end to these sordid and ruinous contentions, several of the principal merchants of Montreal entered into a partnership in the winter of 1783, which was augmented by amalgamation with a rival company in 1787.
Why, your poor dear papa's cousin's sister-in-law--a Miss Browndock--was taken into partnership by a lady that kept a school at Hammersmith, and made her fortune in no time at all.

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