silent+partner

  • 1silent partner — see partner Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. silent partner n …

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  • 2Silent partner — may refer to: *An anonymous member of a business partnership, or one uninvolved in management * The Silent Partner , the name of several films *Silent partner (climbing), a piece of climbing equipment * Silent Partner (book), by Dina Matos… …

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  • 3Silent Partner — may refer to: * Silent Partner (book) , a book by Dina Matos McGreevey * The Silent Partner , the name of several movies * Silent Partner , a 2005 movie *Silent Partner (climbing), a piece of climbing equipment …

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  • 4Silent partner — Silent Si lent, a. [L. silens, entis, p. pr. of silere to be silent; akin to Goth. ana silan.] 1. Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet. [1913 Webster] How silent is this town! Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Not speaking;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5Silent partner — Partner Part ner (p[aum]rt n[ e]r), n. [For parcener, influenced by part.] 1. One who has a part in anything with an other; a partaker; an associate; a sharer. Partner of his fortune. Shak. Hence: (a) A husband or a wife. (b) Either one of a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6silent partner — silent partners N COUNT A silent partner is a person who provides some of the capital for a business but who does not take an active part in managing the business. [AM] (in BRIT, use sleeping partner) …

    English dictionary

  • 7silent partner — n AmE someone who owns part of a business but is not actively involved in the way it operates British Equivalent: sleeping partner …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8silent partner — noun count AMERICAN a partner in a business who has no control over how the business is managed …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9silent partner — ☆ silent partner n. a partner who shares in financing but not in managing a business, firm, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 10silent partner — A partner in a business who has no role in management but shares in the liability, tax responsibility, and cash flow. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * silent partner silent partner ➔ partner1 * * * silent partner UK US noun [C, usually sin …

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  • 11silent partner — noun a partner (who usually provides capital) whose association with the enterprise is not public knowledge • Syn: ↑sleeping partner • Hypernyms: ↑partner * * * noun, pl ⋯ ners [count] chiefly US : a partner who invests money in a business but is …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12silent partner — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms silent partner : singular silent partner plural silent partners mainly American a sleeping partner in a business …

    English dictionary

  • 13silent partner —    A nonlegal term for an investor in a business who takes no part in its management and is often unknown to customers or competitors. If the business is a limited partnership, each limited partner is prohibited from taking part in management and …

    Business law dictionary

  • 14silent partner — Dormancy Dor man*cy, n. [From {Dormant}.] The state of being dormant; quiescence; abeyance. [1913 Webster] It is by lying dormant a long time, or being . . . very rarely exercised, that arbitrary power steals upon a people. Burke. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15Silent Partner — An investor who does not have any management responsibilities but provides capital and shares liability for any losses experienced by the entity. Silent partners are liable for in any losses up to the amount of their invested capital and… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 16silent partner — passive partner, one who is a partner in a business but does not intervene with the decisions that his partner makes concerning business …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17silent partner — /saɪlənt ˈpatnə / (say suyluhnt pahtnuh) noun a partner taking no active or public part in the conduct of a business. Also, dormant partner, sleeping partner …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 18silent partner — An investor in a firm who takes no active part in its management but who shares in its profits and losses. A dormant or limited partner; one whose name does not appear in the firm, and who takes no active part in the business, but who has an… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19silent partner — noun Date: 1828 1. a partner who is known to the public but has no voice in the conduct of a firm s business 2. secret partner …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20silent partner — a partner taking no active part in the conduct of a business. Cf. secret partner. [1820 30, Amer.] * * * …

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