Cooperation definition

kō-ŏpə-rāshən
The association of a number of people in an enterprise for mutual benefits or profits.
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The act of cooperating; joint effort or operation.
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(ecol.) An interaction between organisms that is largely beneficial to all those participating.
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The definition of cooperation is people working together to achieve results or people helping each other out to achieve a common goal.

An example of cooperation is when one person hands you a brick and you lay the brick.

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The association of persons or businesses for common, usually economic, benefit.
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The act or practice of cooperating.
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Association for mutual benefit, such as for purposes of production or purchase.
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Active help from a person, organization, et cetera.
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An orderly sharing of space or resources.
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Alternative spelling of cooperation.
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The act of cooperating or being cooperative.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cooperation
Plural:
cooperations

Origin of cooperation

  • 1620–30, from Middle French cooperation, from Late Latin cooperatio

    From Wiktionary