sleeping partner


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sleeping partner

n
(Commerce) a partner in a business who does not play an active role, esp one who supplies capital. Also: silent partner

sleeping partner

silent partner
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sleeping partner - a partner (who usually provides capital) whose association with the enterprise is not public knowledge
partner - a person who is a member of a partnership
Translations

sleeping partner

n (Brit) (Comm) → socio inattivo
References in classic literature ?
Now it appeared to him (Pumblechook) that if that capital were got into the business, through a sleeping partner, sir - which sleeping partner would have nothing to do but walk in, by self or deputy, whenever he pleased, and examine the books - and walk in twice a year and take his profits away in his pocket, to the tune of fifty per cent.
The same day I was placed in a shop in Broadway, belonging to a firm of which I now understood the colonel was a sleeping partner.
Lastly, he was a charming fellow and showed that he was not lacking in intelligence, for, as soon as he made up his mind to be a sleeping partner in the Opera, he selected the best possible active manager and went straight to Firmin Richard.
Meanwhile Nicholas Bulstrode had used his hundred thousand discreetly, and was become provincially, solidly important--a banker, a Churchman, a public benefactor; also a sleeping partner in trading concerns, in which his ability was directed to economy in the raw material, as in the case of the dyes which rotted Mr.
Therefore she was a sleeping partner in this perspective.
A potentially dangerous condition, as noted in the article, OSA is usually not recognized by the patient but easily recognized by a sleeping partner because of the frequent episodes during the night.
Grandmother Jean Hughes, 81, is a sleeping partner.
If a sleeping partner breaches this provision, he/she may lose his/her limited liability and have unlimited liability for the debts of the partnership.
I tired to lie up on one elbow facing away from my sleeping partner.
He's not just a sleeping partner either, the former Derby man can often be found working there and has even lived on the premises.
Doctors should take detailed sleep history from the patient and the sleeping partner.
Former drug dealer Cahill, of Rockford Avenue, Kirkby, had nipped out in his pyjamas to buy some food without telling his sleeping partner that he was taking her new car.