noncooperation

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

Definition of noncooperation

  1. :  failure or refusal to cooperate; specifically :  refusal through civil disobedience of a people to cooperate with the government of a country

noncooperationist

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noncooperator

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Examples of noncooperation in a sentence

  1. They adopted a strategy of noncooperation until they were treated fairly.

1795

First Known Use of noncooperation

1795


NONCOOPERATION Defined for English Language Learners

noncooperation

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

Definition of noncooperation for English Language Learners

  • : failure or refusal to do what someone has told or asked you to do : lack of cooperation


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