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n. one who is a member of a partnership. The prefix "co" is a redundancy, since a partner is a member of partnership. The same is true of the term "copartnership." (See: partner, partnership)

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COPARTNER. One who is a partner with one or more other persons; a member of a partnership.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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If a copartner (subsidiary) is deemed to have breached its duty to the partnership, then this could also be applied against the subsidiary.
The staff and the employment copartners teach the residents effective telephone manner, coach them on how to introduce themselves, encourage them to go out with a winning attitude, and help them deal with disappointment.
They must be accepted as copartners in service provision.
He challenged his critics to the fact that the yardstick they used to judge his expenditure between those years must also apply to previous years when they were in power or when they were effectively copartners with the Hariri bloc.