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silent partner

noun

Simple Definition of silent partner

  • : a partner who invests money in a business but is not involved in running the business

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of silent partner

  1. 1 :  a partner who is known to the public but has no voice in the conduct of a firm's business

  2. 2 :  secret partner

1828

First Known Use of silent partner

1828

Rhymes with silent partner


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