partnership Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “partnership” in the English Dictionary

"partnership" in British English

See all translations

partnershipnoun

uk   /ˈpɑːt.nə.ʃɪp/  us   /ˈpɑːrt.nɚ-/
B2 [C or U] the ​state of being a ​partner [C] a ​company that is ​owned by two or more ​people: the John Lewis Partnership
More examples
(Definition of partnership from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"partnership" in Business English

See all translations

partnershipnoun

uk   us   /ˈpɑːtnəʃɪp/ WORKPLACE, FINANCE
[C or U] an ​agreement between ​organizations, ​people, etc. to ​work together: a partnership between sb/sth and sb/sth The ​government is ​promoting a partnership between the ​state and the ​privatesector. a partnership with sb/sth The 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 ​marketingfirm to ​try to ​break into that ​market. in partnership with sb/sth The university ​works in partnership with several ​localbusinesses.a partnership of sth The ​program is a ​local partnership of ​groups helping elementary ​students begin preparing for college. They have ​signed a ​strategic partnership ​agreement with a ​leadingmobileoperator.go/enter into a partnership He has ​entered into a ​business partnership with his ​formerboss.
[C] a ​company which is ​owned by two or more ​people: set up/establish/found a partnership The partnership he ​jointlyfounded, is ​emerging as one of the ​leadingheadhunters for ​seniorboardappointments.
(Definition of partnership from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of partnership?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

conker

the shiny brown poisonous nut of a horse chestnut tree

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More