copartnership

noun

co·​part·​ner·​ship ˌkō-ˈpärt-nər-ˌship How to pronounce copartnership (audio)
variants or co-partnership
plural copartnerships or co-partnerships
1
: the state or right of a copartner
was offered copartnership after five years with the firm
2
: a company of copartners : partnership
dissolved the copartnership due to financial difficulties

Word History

First Known Use

1574, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of copartnership was in 1574

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Cite this Entry

“Copartnership.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copartnership. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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