Silent partner

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Definition

a silent partner: a person that invests in a company but doesn't participate in the management of it
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Examples

  • "You could be a silent partner."
  • "My old pal Herbert Broccoli, the same man who produced the famous James Band films, has asked me to be a silent partner in a movie that begins shooting next week, right here in San Francisco."

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