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partner

noun [C]     /ˈpɑːtnər/
RELATIONSHIP
B1 someone that you are married to or having a sexual relationship with: sexual partners Are partners invited to the office dinner?Romantic and sexual partners
SPORTS/DANCING
A2 someone that you are dancing or playing a sport or game withCompetitors and participants in sports and gamesFriends, acquaintances and contemporaries
BUSINESS
B2 someone who owns a business with another person: a junior/senior partner He's a partner in a law firm.Employees and colleagues
COUNTRY
a country that has an agreement with another country: a trading partner Britain and its European partnersDiplomacy and mediation
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