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COPARTNERSHIP. This word is frequently used in the sense of partnership. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In trying to protect the personal assets of the stockholders the "articles of copartnership ...
The shareholder metaphor implies a participative and communal form of wealth creation that involves copartnership, coinvestment, common interest, cooperation, and sharing among citizens as coowners.
Because our small school has adopted a parent-teacher copartnership, our committee meetings are attended by a coalition of parents.
The revolutionary fervor that led to the collapse of Czarist rule in Russia was spreading across Europe, and political leaders sought to quell that force in Germany with further advances in worker copartnership. The Weimar government's Codetermination Act of 1920 was of limited success, due not to inherent weaknesses in the council system, but to the serious postwar economic conditions of Germany; this would have a similar impact on labormanagement cooperation in the depression-tom United States.(20) Due to the worldwide economic depression, labor conflict, not worker participation, contributed to the social upheavals that led to the cataclysm of World War II.