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copartner

Syllabification: co·part·ner
Pronunciation: /ˈkōˌpärtnər
 
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Definition of copartner in English:

noun

A partner or associate, especially an equal partner in a business.
Example sentences
  • It is not incidental to the general power of a partner to bind his co-partners by such an instrument.
  • Another problem with these implied terms is that they do not entitle the partners to expel their co-partner, no matter how negligent or fraudulent he might have been.
  • In coaching, the relationship is much more like business partners: The client is a co-partner in designing the goals.

Derivatives

copartnership

1
noun
Example sentences
  • In later life he was closely associated with propaganda for the Co-operative movement, and advocated co-partnership schemes, supported Gladstonian Liberalism, and in 1899 was first chairman of the Rationalist Press Association.
  • If the Government is discussing a co-partnership with Maori on the foreshore issue, what are the Government's intentions concerning the co-partnership?
  • More than 150 people attended an awards lunch, which saw York & County Press take the prizes for best mono newspaper advertisement, best co-partnership project, best entertainment and leisure initiative, and best studio.

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