cooperation

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noun co·op·er·a·tion \(ˌ)kō-ˌä-pə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of cooperation

  1. 1 :  the actions of someone who is being helpful by doing what is wanted or asked for :  common effort We are asking for your full cooperation.

  2. 2 :  association of persons for common benefit established trade and economic cooperations

cooperationist

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Examples of cooperation in a sentence

  1. The report cited a lack of cooperation between state and local officials.

  2. Thank you for your cooperation.

  3. We are asking for your full cooperation.

Origin and Etymology of cooperation

see cooperate


First Known Use: 14th century


COOPERATION Defined for English Language Learners

cooperation

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noun co·op·er·a·tion \(ˌ)kō-ˌä-pə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of cooperation for English Language Learners

  • : a situation in which people work together to do something

  • : the actions of someone who is being helpful by doing what is wanted or asked for


COOPERATION Defined for Kids

cooperation

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noun co·op·er·a·tion \kō-ˌä-pə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of cooperation for Students

  1. :  the act or process of working together to get something done



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