limited partner
noun Date: 1907 a partner in a venture who has no management authority and whose liability is restricted to the amount of his or her investment — compare general partner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • limited partner — see partner Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. limited partner …   Law dictionary

  • limited partner — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms limited partner : singular limited partner plural limited partners business a partner in a business who is not involved in managing the business and has limited liability …   English dictionary

  • Limited Partner — A partner in a partnership whose liability is limited to the extent of the partner s share of ownership. Limited partners generally do not have any kind of management responsibility in the partnership in which they invest and are not responsible… …   Investment dictionary

  • limited partner — A partner whose liability is limited to his or her investment in the partnership. A partnership in which one or more (but not all) of the partners are limited partners is called a limited partnership and is governed by the Limited Partnership Act …   Accounting dictionary

  • limited partner — noun : a partner whose liability to creditors of the partnership is usually limited to the amount of capital he has contributed to the partnership providing he has not held himself out to the public as a general partner and has complied with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • limited partner — noun a partner in a company or venture whose liability towards its debts is legally limited to the extent of their investment. Derivatives limited partnership noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • Limited partner — A partner who has limited legal liability for the obligations of the partnership. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • limited partner — A partner who has limited legal liability for the obligations of the partnership. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • limited partner — passive partner who has limited responsibility for the partnership s debts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • limited partner. — See special partner. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

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