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Definition of silent partner noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

silent partner

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noun
BrE BrE//ˌsaɪlənt ˈpɑːtnə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsaɪlənt ˈpɑːrtnər//
 
(North American English) (British English sleeping partner) Business people
 
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a person who has put money into a business company but who is not actually involved in running it See related entries: Business people
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