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joint venture

  
     ( joint ventures    plural  ) A joint venture is a business or project in which two or more companies or individuals have invested, with the intention of working together.     (BUSINESS)      n-count  
It will be sold to a joint venture created by Dow Jones and Westinghouse Broadcasting.     
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exp.
expression meaning that someone who is not happy tends to find comfort in seeing others unhappy too
n.
technique used for smoking a marijuana joint in two, consisting in one person inhaling the smoke exhaled by the other one
slang
n.
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
n.
game of power inside a company's board or management team
[Leg.];[Bus.]
exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
exp.
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
n.
A directory is a book which gives lists of facts, for example people's names, addresses, and telephone numbers, or the names and addresses of business companies, usually arranged in alphabetical order.
n.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute

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