partner

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EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

EtymologyEdit

Late 13c., from Old French parçonneour ‎(joint heir) from parçon ‎(partition), from Latin partitionem ‎(portion). The word may also represent Old French part tenour ‎(part holder).

NounEdit

partner ‎(plural partners)

  1. Someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest.
    1. A member of a business or law partnership
      • 1668 July 3, James Dalrymple, “Thomas Rue contra Andrew Houſtoun” in The Deciſions of the Lords of Council & Seſſion I (Edinburgh, 1683), page 548:
        He Suſpends on theſe Reaſons, that Thomas Rue had granted a general Diſcharge to Adam Muſhet, who was his Conjunct, and correus debendi, after the alleadged Service, which Diſcharged Muſhet, and conſequently Houstoun his Partner.
    2. A spouse or sexual partner
    3. Someone with whom one dances in a two-person dance.
      • 1909, Archibald Marshall, The Squire's Daughter, chapterI:
        He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance. [] But she said she must go back, and when they joined the crowd again her partner was haled off with a frightened look to the royal circle, […].
  2. (nautical) One of the pieces of wood comprising the framework which strengthens the deck of a wooden ship around the holes through which the mast and other fittings pass.
  3. (Jamaica) A group financial arrangement in which each member contributes a set amount of money over a set period.

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VerbEdit

partner ‎(third-person singular simple present partners, present participle partnering, simple past and past participle partnered)

  1. to make or be a partner
  2. to work or perform as a partner

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AlbanianEdit

NounEdit

partner m (indefinite plural partnerë, definite singular partneri, definite plural partnerët)

  1. partner

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

partner m

  1. partner

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External linksEdit

  • partner in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • partner in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English partner.

NounEdit

partner c (singular definite partneren, plural indefinite partnere)

  1. partner

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English partner.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɒrtnɛr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: part‧ner

NounEdit

partner ‎(plural partnerek)

  1. partner

DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tótfalusi István, Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005, ISBN 963 7094 20 2

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English

NounEdit

partner m, f ‎(invariable)

  1. partner (all senses)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English partner

NounEdit

partner m ‎(definite singular partneren, indefinite plural partnere, definite plural partnerne)

  1. a partner

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PolishEdit

NounEdit

partner m pers

  1. partner

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English partner, from Old French parçonneour ‎(joint heir).

NounEdit

partner m f (plural partners)

  1. (dancing) a dance partner

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pârtner/
  • Hyphenation: part‧ner

NounEdit

pȁrtner m ‎(Cyrillic spelling па̏ртнер)

  1. partner

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

partner c

  1. a partner

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The English plural partners is also used.

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