copartnership

noun
co·​part·​ner·​ship | \ ˌkō-ˈpärt-nər-ˌship How to pronounce copartnership (audio) \
variants: or co-partnership
plural copartnerships or co-partnerships

Definition of copartnership

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

First Known Use of copartnership

1574, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Copartnership.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copartnership. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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