Define: Partnership

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Partnership

Quick Summary of Partnership

Two or more persons in business together with the aim of making a profit.

What is the dictionary definition of Partnership?

Dictionary Definition

  1. The state of being associated with a partner.
  2. An association of two or more people to conduct business.


Synonyms For Partnership

association, cooperation, partner, union

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Partnership. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. January 21, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Partnership. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 21, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Partnership. Retrieved January 21, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Partnership are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.