partnership

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partnership

A nonspecific term for a relationship which strives for balance, equality and mutual respect, and in which information, power and responsibility are shared by two or more actual or legal persons.

Medspeak-UK
An NHS management word used in the context of a Trust’s achievement of Practice Plus on the journey to becoming a Model Employer. Partnership is essential, both internally (in relationships developed with staff-side colleagues) and externally (when working across organisations (trusts)), or when collaborating across strategic health authority boundaries.

Medspeak-US
Accountable health partnership, see there.
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Hurley: "A managing partner owes his copartner a degree of faith and trust equal to that of Caesar's wife." The fiduciary duty is one of extreme good faith and the injured copartner need only prove that its rights have been violated.
Every day the fastest overclocker and the best hardware-specialists from the crowd will be rewarded with modern graphic cards.On Saturday, August 22, in cooperation with media-educator copartners the university of applied science Cologne and the Computer-Project Cologne e.V., Turtle Entertainment is holding a parents-LAN at gamescom.
Cavendish makes explicit that the women act not solely to aid their husbands and king but, as Victoria declares, to prove women's fitness to be "copartners in their governments" (48) and "make ourselves equal with men" (81).
The operation has seen increased penetration of the Brandt products accompanied by those of copartners into specialty food, supermarket, grocery, and health food stores and mainstream and ethnic food markets.