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"partnership" in British English

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partnershipnoun

uk   /ˈpɑːt.nə.ʃɪp/  us   /ˈpɑːrt.nɚ.ʃɪp/
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

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(Definition of partnership from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"partnership" in Business English

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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)
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