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

  • n. One that makes financial investments in a business enterprise but does not participate in its management.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A partner who is not actively involved in the running of a business

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • adj. See Dormant partner, under Dormant.

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

  • n. a partner (who usually provides capital) whose association with the enterprise is not public knowledge


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