partners desk

noun

Definition of partners desk

: a large desk with an open kneehole which allows use of the desk by two people seated opposite each other

Examples of partners desk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Southwest Business, the new name for the carrier's push, has updated its SWABIZ online booking tool, added more account managers across the U.S. and created a new business-to-business partner desk. Bloomberg Wire, Dallas News, "American, Southwest airlines both expand efforts to lure business travelers," 5 Aug. 2019 This design from American furniture brand HBF shaves off desktop acreage and stowage, then further economizes by borrowing the face-to-face setup of the partners desk, so apt for today’s idea-sharing worker bees. Cara Gibbs, WSJ, "The New, Highly Efficient Two-Sided Desk," 27 Sep. 2018 The real wow factor comes after a climb to the third floor — a deep red elegant den of curiosities, split into an office area with an 18th century partner desk and a seating area with plush chairs and ottomans around a fireplace. Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian, kansascity, "Old World estate serves as glamorous weekend retreat for owners in rural Missouri," 20 Sep. 2017

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Partners desk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/partners%20desk. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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