junior partner

junior partner
/ˌdʒu:niə 'pɑ:tnə/ noun
a person who has a small part of the shares in a partnership

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  • junior — [jo͞on′yər] adj. [L, contr. of juvenior, compar. of juvenis,YOUNG] 1. the younger: written Jr. after the name of a son who bears exactly the same name as his father: opposed to SENIOR 2. of more recent position or lower status [a junior partner,… …   English World dictionary

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  • partner — I UK [ˈpɑː(r)tnə(r)] / US [ˈpɑrtnər] noun [countable] Word forms partner : singular partner plural partners *** Words that avoid giving offence partner: In British English, you can say partner to refer to a person who is the husband or wife of… …   English dictionary

  • partner — part|ner1 [ partnər ] noun count *** 1. ) one of two or more people who own a company and share its profits and losses. A business owned in this way is called a partnership, and is usually one that provides professional services such as giving… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • partner — part|ner1 W2S3 [ˈpa:tnə US ˈpa:rtnər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(marriage etc)¦ 2¦(business)¦ 3¦(dancing/games etc)¦ 4¦(country/organization)¦ 5 partners in crime ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Anglo French; Origin: parcener heir sharing half , from Old French …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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