Definition of sleeping partner in English:

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sleeping partner

Pronunciation: /slēpiNG ˈpärtnər/


British term for silent partner.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: sleep·ing part·ner

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