a partner taking no active part in the conduct of a business.
(US & Canadian) a partner in a business who does not play an active role, esp one who supplies capital Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) sleeping partner
noun, (sometimes initial capital letters) 1. the submarine service (usually preceded by the).
noun 1. an act or instance of maintaining silence or aloofness toward another person, especially as a means of indicating disapproval or rejection.
noun, plural Sileni [sahy-lee-nahy] /saɪˈli naɪ/ (Show IPA), for 2. Classical Mythology. 1. a forest spirit, sometimes referred to as the oldest of the satyrs and the foster father, teacher, and companion of Dionysus: often represented as a bearded old man. 2. (lowercase) any of a group of forest spirits similar to satyrs: often represented […]
noun 1. a lightweight, smoothly finished, twilled fabric of acetate, rayon, or cotton, for garment linings. noun 1. a region in central Europe along both banks of the upper Oder River, mainly in SW Poland and the N Czech Republic: formerly divided between Germany (which had the largest portion), Poland, and Czechoslovakia; by provision of […]