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partnership

noun
     
Related topics: Business Basics
part‧ner‧ship W3
1 [uncountable]BB the state of being a partner in business
be/work in partnership (with somebody)
I've been in partnership with her for five years.
She's gone into partnership with two local doctors.
2 [countable]BB a business owned by two or more people:
It's one of the most successful partnerships in the country.
3 [uncountable and countable] a relationship between two people, organizations, or countries:
Several youth charities have formed a partnership to help these homeless teenagers.
partnership between
The close partnership between Britain and the US will continue.

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