from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A partnership or conglomerate, formed often to share risk or expertise: a joint venture between the film companies.

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  • n. A cooperative partnership between two individuals or businesses in which profits and risks are shared

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a venture by a partnership or conglomerate designed to share risk or expertise


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