Definition of sleeping partner in English:

sleeping partner

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noun

British
  • A partner not sharing in the actual work of a firm.
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    • But wouldn't a publication dealing with the sleeping partners and fashion sense of the far left be a brilliant idea?
    • Both widows and spinsters were prominent in property ownership and in financing businesses as sleeping partners.
    • We don't intend to be the sleeping partner in Japan.

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