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- n. Alternative spelling of cooperation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of coöperating, or of operating together to one end; joint operation; concurrent effort or labor.
- n. The association of a number of persons for their benefit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of working together to one end, or of combining for a certain purpose; joint operation or endeavor; concurrent effort or labor: as, the coöperation of several authors; the cooperation of the understanding and the will.
- n. Specifically In polit. econ., a union of persons, especially of a number of laborers or small capitalists, for purposes of production, purchase, or distribution for their joint benefit; the act of uniting in, or the concurrent labor or action of, a coöperative society. See coöperative.
- n. In psychology, the process by which a mental group, in the exercise of its apperceptive function, prompts other groups to a similar activity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. joint operation or action
- n. the practice of cooperating
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