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sleeping partner

noun [C] uk   UK ( US silent partner) us  
a partner in a company who does not take an active part in its management, especially one who provides some of the money
Translations of “sleeping partner”
in Chinese (Traditional) 匿名合夥人,匿名股東…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐名合伙人,隐名股东…
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