silent partner


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silent partner

Someone who is closely associated or involved with a business or corporation, typically through financial investment, so as to share in its risks and rewards without participating in its day-to-day operations and management. Primarily heard in US. Dave's father agreed to be a silent partner when we started our company, leaving us to run it once it was set up. In an attempt to crack down on corruption, federal investigators have begun looking into various silent partners that might be financing the drug trade throughout the country.
See also: partner, silent
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Silver mysteriously gives them the chance to race his dog, Silent Partner, they see an opportunity for untold wealth, but it's no surprise that the dog fails to win his first couple races.
Although it shares the same exterior dimensions as conventional mufflers, the Silent Partner silencer combines four separate acoustic technologies - reactive silencing, resistive silencing, adsorptive silencing and damping.
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* Your company has the right to terminate the venture if a change in the foreign venturer's situation - for example, an individual becomes a foreign-government or party official, or a corporate joint venturer acquires a silent partner who is a government official - creates a potential FCPA risk or violation.
Their dialogue resulted in what was perceived as a market coup for Picasso: Rosenberg, with Wildenstein as his silent partner, offered to represent Picasso worldwide, and committed to buy a significant number of works each year.
The MEMODYNE Silent Partner Thermal Printer is attached to the Galaxy circulation control terminal to provide patrons with an easy-to-read receipt, indicating their returned or charged items or their fines or fees payment.
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Tarpon Springs, FL, October 26, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Silent Partner Technologies (SPT) and Vision Voice & Data Solutions (Vision) have teamed up to successfully deliver a motorized wheel chair tracking system for The Boston Home campus.
Mr Gillies said: "In recent times I have had to run the hotel under management due to ot he r bu s i ne s s commitments and Alex has always been a silent partner.
It must have sent a shiver down umpire Billy Doctrove's spine - he was the silent partner when Darrell Hair accused Pakistan of ball-tampering at The Oval in 2006.
Restaurateur and contractor Keith Hardin and a silent partner bought the franchise rights to the pizza place for the southern haft of the state, "pretty much south of Conway," Hardin said.
The images she creates makes the reader a silent partner in her initial discovery, extensive treatment and ultimate victory.
In 1977, he become involved with raising tax-shelter financing for Daryl Duke's The Silent Partner, which was being produced by Stephen Young.
"Circular" places Posnick in an unhurried solo (to Beth Quist's haunting a cappella vocal) within an intense blue pool of light as the full moon, her silent partner, waxes and wanes on the cyclorama behind her.