›[C or U]an agreement between organizations, people, etc. to work together: a partnership between sb/sth and sb/sthThe government is promoting a partnership between the state and the private sector. a partnership with sb/sthThe Symphony has announced a new partnership with the Seattle Young Artists Festival. build/develop/form a partnership The company has formed a partnership with a US marketing firm to try to break into that market. in partnership with sb/sth The university works in partnership with several local businesses.a partnership of sthThe program is a local partnership of groups helping elementary students begin preparing for college.They have signed a strategic partnership agreement with a leading mobile operator.go/enter into a partnershipHe has entered into a business partnership with his former boss.