AskDefine | Define partners

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  1. Plural of partner

Extensive Definition

A partner is:
  • a member of a loving couple, often used to describe a member of a homosexual couple, or as a neutral term like significant other, that can apply to other unmarried couples
  • a friend who shares a common interest or particpates in achieving a common goal eg a colleague on a work team or a partner in doubles tennis
  • a member of a partnership
  • a participant in a Partner dance
  • a member of a law firm or accounting firm which is formed as a partnership; sometimes senior employees of the firm may have the title "partner" (eg. "salaried partner") to indicate a profit sharing status; salaried partners are distinguished from equity partners, who own the business see partner (business rank)
Partner may be:
Partners is used to mean:
partners in German: Partner
partners in Dutch: Partner
partners in Japanese: パートナー
partners in Polish: Partner
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