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partner

noun [C]  us   /ˈpɑrt·nər/
one of two people who do something together or are closely involved in some way: Children, hold your partner’s hand when you cross the street. A partner in a company is one of the owners. A partner is also one of two people who dance together or who play a sport or a game together, esp. when they play as a team. A person’s partner can also be the person to whom someone is married, or to whom the person is not married but with whom they have a close relationship.
partnership
noun [C/U]  us   /ˈpɑrt·nərˌʃɪp/
[C] a business partnership
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