partner

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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).

Noun[edit]

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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Verb[edit]

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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Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. partner

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

partner m

  1. partner

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External links[edit]

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

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English partner.

Noun[edit]

partner c (singular definite partneren, plural indefinite partnere)

  1. partner

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English partner.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

partner ‎(plural partnerek)

  1. partner

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative partner partnerek
accusative partnert partnereket
dative partnernek partnereknek
instrumental partnerrel partnerekkel
causal-final partnerért partnerekért
translative partnerré partnerekké
terminative partnerig partnerekig
essive-formal partnerként partnerekként
essive-modal
inessive partnerben partnerekben
superessive partneren partnereken
adessive partnernél partnereknél
illative partnerbe partnerekbe
sublative partnerre partnerekre
allative partnerhez partnerekhez
elative partnerből partnerekből
delative partnerről partnerekről
ablative partnertől partnerektől
Possessive forms of partner
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. partnerem partnereim
2nd person sing. partnered partnereid
3rd person sing. partnere partnerei
1st person plural partnerünk partnereink
2nd person plural partneretek partnereitek
3rd person plural partnerük partnereik

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References[edit]

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

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English partner.

Noun[edit]

partner m, f ‎(invariable)

  1. partner (all senses)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English partner

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a partner

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Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

partner m pers

  1. partner

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

partner m f (plural partners)

  1. (dancing) a dance partner

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

pȁrtner m ‎(Cyrillic spelling па̏ртнер)

  1. partner

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

partner c

  1. a partner

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The English plural partners is also used.

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