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cooperative

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adjective co·op·er·a·tive \kō-ˈä-p(ə-)rə-tiv, -ˈä-pə-ˌrā-\

Simple Definition of cooperative

  • : willing to be helpful by doing what someone wants or asks for

  • : involving two or more people or groups working together to do something

  • : relating to a business or organization that is owned and operated by the people who work there or the people who use its services

Full Definition of cooperative

  1. 1 a :  marked by cooperation <cooperative efforts> b :  marked by a willingness and ability to work with others <cooperative neighbors>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or organized as a cooperative <a cooperative store>

  3. 3 :  relating to or comprising a program of combined liberal arts and technical studies at different schools

co·op·er·a·tive·ly adverb
co·op·er·a·tive·ness noun

Examples of cooperative

  1. The witness was very cooperative.

  2. <a cooperative space project undertaken by Russia and the U.S.>



1603

First Known Use of cooperative

1603


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cooperative

noun co·op·er·a·tive

Simple Definition of cooperative

  • : a business or organization that is owned and operated by the people who work there or the people who use its services

Full Definition of cooperative

  1. :  an enterprise or organization owned by and operated for the benefit of those using its services


COOPERATIVE Defined for Kids

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cooperative

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adjective co·op·er·a·tive \kō-ˈä-pə-rə-tiv\

Definition of cooperative

  1. 1 :  willing to work with others

  2. 2 :  relating to an organization owned by and operated by the people who work there or use its services <a cooperative store>




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cooperative

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noun co·op·er·a·tive

Definition of cooperative

  1. :  an organization owned and operated by the people who work there or use its services





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