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With another person or people; together.‘a report prepared jointly by Harvard and Yale universities’
together, in partnership, in cooperation, cooperatively, in collaboration, in conjunction, in concert, in combination, as one, mutuallyin alliance, in league, in collusionin cahootsView synonyms
- ‘The flagship project is being jointly funded by the borough council with Lancashire County Council.’
- ‘The bridge is being paid for jointly by Bolton Council and Network Rail.’
- ‘It is not so bad if a few can gather together and jointly grumble about the state of the world.’
- ‘He suggests that I put it jointly in my name together with my wife and our two daughters to save CGT and stamp duty.’
- ‘Now groups of friends are putting their money together and jointly purchasing second homes in Scotland.’
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