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  • n. a business partner who doesn't play an active role in running the day-to-day operations of a business, who instead, finances the business in the form of capital investment

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a dormant partner. See 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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