[ noun ] (business) the members of a business venture created by contract
Used in print(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)
In my own company , in_effect a partnership , although legally a corporation , I have been able to do many things for my employees which `` normal '' corporations of comparable size and nature would have been unable to do .
Also , I am convinced that if my company were a sole proprietorship instead of a partnership , I would have been even abler to solve long-range problems for myself and my fellow employees .(Legislation on Foreign Relations. Committee on Foreign...)
in the case of a partnership or corporation , the existence of which has been terminated and on behalf of which an award is made , payment shall be made , except as provided in paragraphs ( 3 ) and ( 4 ) , to the person or persons found by the Comptroller_General of the United_States to be entitled thereto ;
if a receiver or trustee for any such partnership or corporation has been duly appointed by a court of competent jurisdiction in the United_States and has not been discharged prior to the date of payment , payment shall be made to such receiver or trustee in accordance with the order of the court ;
if a receiver or trustee for any such partnership or corporation , duly appointed by a court of competent jurisdiction in the United_States , makes an assignment of the claim , or any part thereof , with_respect_to which an award is made , or makes an assignment of such award , or any part thereof , payment shall be made to the assignee , as his interest may appear ; and in the case of any assignment of an award , or any part thereof , which is made in_writing and duly acknowledged and filed , after such award is certified to the Secretary_of_the_Treasury , payment may , in the discretion of the Secretary_of_the_Treasury , be made to the assignee , as his interest may appear .
[ noun ] (law,writing,business) a contract between two or more persons who agree to pool talent and money and share profits or losses