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PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT Definition & Legal Meaning

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An express or implied agreement made between two or more parties, depicting their entry in to a for profit business and making them official partners. The agreement depicts the nature of business, their profit sharing ratio, the capital put up by each partner as well as their duties and responsibilities. A valid partnership might exist between partners without any partnership agreement.


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