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noun partnership pronunciation in American English /ˈpɑrtnəˌʃɪp/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] business the position of being one of two or more people who own a company as partners
    go/enter into partnership (with someone): Findlay entered into partnership with Smith to form the firm in 1952.
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a relationship between two or more people, groups, or countries involved in an activity together
    a partnership of 15 voluntary organizations
    partnership between: a strategic partnership between China and Russia
    in partnership with someone/something: The festival is being supported by the city council in partnership with local businesses.


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