partnership

  • 1 partnership — part·ner·ship n: an association of two or more persons or entities that conduct a business for profit as co owners see also uniform partnership act in the important laws section compare corporation, joint venture, sole pro …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Partnership — • An unincorporated association of two or more persons, known as partners, having for its object the carrying on in common by the partners of some predetermined occupation for shared profit Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Partnership… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 Partnership — Part ner*ship, n. 1. The state or condition of being a partner; as, to be in partnership with another; to have partnership in the fortunes of a family or a state. [1913 Webster] 2. A division or sharing among partners; joint possession or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 partnership — P/ s. n. asociere într o afacere a doi sau mai mulţi parteneri, în care fiecare îşi menţine propriul capital, dar îl administrează şi îl foloseşte în comun cu ceilalţi, participând proporţional la împărţirea câştigului. (< engl. partnership)… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 5 partnership — (n.) 1570s, from PARTNER (Cf. partner) + SHIP (Cf. ship). In the commercial sense from c.1700 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 partnership — /ˈpartnerʃip, ingl. ə ˈpɑːtnəʃip/ [vc. ingl., comp. sul modello di leadership] s. f. inv. accordo, partenariato …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 7 partnership — [n] alliance; participation affiliation, assistance, association, band, body, brotherhood, business, cahoots*, cartel, chumminess, clique, club, combination, combine, community, companionship, company, conglomerate, conjunction, connection,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 partnership — ► NOUN 1) the state of being a partner or partners. 2) an association of two or more people as partners …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 partnership — [pärt′nərship΄] n. 1. the state of being a partner; participation 2. the relationship of partners; joint interest; association 3. a) an association of two or more partners in a business enterprise b) a contract by which such an association is… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 PARTNERSHIP — Formation The earliest form of commercial partnership in Jewish law was partnership in property, or joint ownership. Craftsmen or tradesmen who wished to form a partnership were required to place money in a common bag and lift it or execute some… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 11 Partnership — For the cricket term, see Partnership (cricket). A partnership is an arrangement where parties agree to cooperate to advance their mutual interests.[1] Since humans are social beings, partnerships between individuals, businesses, interest based… …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 partnership — a legal business relationship of two or more people who share responsibilities, resources, profits, and liabilities. Glossary of Business Terms See general partnership and limited partnership. American Banker Glossary Shared ownership among two… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 Partnership — Shared ownership among two or more individuals, some of whom may, but do not necessarily, have limited liability. See: general partnership, limited partnership, and master limited partnership. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * *… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 partnership — A business owned by two or more persons that is not organized as a corporation. A voluntary contract between two or more competent persons to place their money, effects, labor, and skill, or some or all of them, in lawful commerce or business,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 partnership — noun 1 relationship between companies, organizations, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ close ▪ limited ▪ They formed a limited partnership. ▪ effective, good, great …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 Partnership (UK) — In the United Kingdom, a limited partnership consists of:*one or more persons called general partners, who are liable for all debts and obligations of the firm; and *one or more persons called limited partners, who contribute a sum/sums of money… …

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  • 17 partnership */*/*/ — UK [ˈpɑː(r)tnə(r)ʃɪp] / US [ˈpɑrtnəˌʃɪp] noun Word forms partnership : singular partnership plural partnerships 1) a) [uncountable] business the position of being one of two or more people who own a company as partners take someone into… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 partnership — n. 1) to form a partnership 2) to dissolve a partnership 3) a partnership between 4) a partnership in 5) in partnership with * * * [ pɑːtnəʃɪp] a partnership between a partnership in in partnership with to dissolve a partnership to form a… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 partnership — An association of two or more people (partners) formed for the purpose of carrying on a business. Partnerships are governed by the Partnership Act (1890). Unlike an incorporated company, a partnership does not have a legal personality of its own… …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 20 partnership — /pahrt neuhr ship /, 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. an association of persons joined as… …

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