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noun uk   /ˈpɑːt.nə.ʃɪp/ us    /ˈpɑːrt.nɚ-/
B2 [C or U] the state of being a partnerActing, being or existing together [C] a company that is owned by two or more people: the John Lewis PartnershipMergers and takeoversBusinesses and enterprises
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