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“sleeping partner” in British English

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sleeping partnernoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsliː.pɪŋ ˈpɑːt.nər/ us /ˌsliː.pɪŋ ˈpɑːrt.nɚ/ UK US silent partner

a partner in a company who does not take an active part in its management, especially one who provides some of the money

(Definition of “sleeping partner” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“sleeping partner” in Business English

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sleeping partnernoun [ C ]

uk us UK FINANCE

→  silent partner :

Morrow was the sleeping partner behind many of these successful ventures.

(Definition of “sleeping partner” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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