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silent partner

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   US (UK sleeping partner)
a partner in a company who does not take an active part in its management, especially one who provides some of the money
Translations of “silent partner”
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱名合伙人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐名合伙人…
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