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sleeping partnernoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US silent partner)
a ​partner in a ​company who does not take an ​activepart in ​itsmanagement, ​especially one who ​provides some of the ​money
(Definition of sleeping partner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sleeping partnernoun [C]

uk   us   UK FINANCE
→  silent partner : Morrow was the sleeping ​partner behind many of these ​successfulventures.
(Definition of sleeping partner from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sleeping partner”
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐名合伙人,隐名股东…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匿名合夥人,匿名股東…
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