Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “private partnership”

private partnership

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE a type of company or organization that is owned by a small group of people, without shares traded on a stock market: The big accounting firms are private partnerships, and therefore it's difficult to get specific information beyond what they choose to provide. There are limits to the number of partners who can work in private partnership. We are a private partnership specializing in investment in commercial property.
→ See also public-private partnership
(Definition of private partnership from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of private partnership?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

initial

of or at the beginning

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More