general partner

noun

Definition of general partner

: a partner whose liability for partnership debts and obligations is unlimited

Examples of general partner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eric Vishria, a general partner at Benchmark, a venture-capital firm in San Francisco, first came to understand this problem in the spring of 2016, while listening to a presentation from a new computer-chip company called Cerebras Systems. Matthew Hutson, The New Yorker, 20 Aug. 2021 Michael Thomas became a general partner at Lehman in 1967 and head of mergers and acquisitions in 1971. New York Times, 15 Aug. 2021 Jesse Middleton, a general partner at Flybridge Capital, is among the venture capitalists who say Mr. Floyd’s murder prompted a personal reckoning. Te-ping Chen, WSJ, 18 June 2021 The company sought a CFO with a background in manufacturing, said Lior Susan, general partner at Eclipse Ventures LLC, a venture-capital firm and an investor in Bright Machines. Mark Maurer, WSJ, 10 Aug. 2021 Since Kendrick became the Diamondbacks' managing general partner in 2004, the team has had six winning seasons, according to Bleacher Report. Fox News, 24 July 2021 Several regulatory changes could also enable more money to flow into private equity and venture capital, says Allison Baum Gates, general partner at SemperVirens Venture Capital in San Francisco. Cheryl Winokur Munk, WSJ, 9 May 2021 Along with being chairman of the board and managing general partner of the Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium, Ross is the chairman and founder of Related Companies, an international real estate firm which developed the Hudson Yards area of New York. Safid Deen, sun-sentinel.com, 17 June 2021 The firm has raised an initial $24.5 million for the latest fund, which includes backing from its largest existing limited partner investors, said David Dalvey, managing general partner of Brightstone. Nick Williams, Star Tribune, 9 June 2021

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First Known Use of general partner

1887, in the meaning defined above

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27 Aug 2021

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“General partner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/general%20partner. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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Legal Definition of general partner

— see partner

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