from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or practice of cooperating.
- n. The association of persons or businesses for common, usually economic, benefit.
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- n. The act of cooperating or being cooperative.
- n. Active help from a person, organization, et cetera.
- n. An orderly sharing of space or resources.
- n. Association for mutual benefit, such as for purposes of production or purchase.
When Tit-for-Tat is inoperative, anarchism can achieve mutual cooperation only if all agents always choose to act cooperatively even when its physically possible to defect and exploit others 'cooperation*.
We can only hope that Calderon can throw the cartels on the defensive, gain cooperation from a frightened public which is reluctant to trust police, and start controlling the drug kingpins -- whose organizations seem in the meantime to be decentralizing and squabbling over territory.
The word cooperation means to work together toward a common end or purpose; however, I found that some of the students acted as if their common purpose was to put an end to my work!
Practice in cooperation is what will give the United Nations its character.
The U.S. believes the cooperation is a good thing and won't undermine its close military relationship with the U.K.,
I mean, I don't know what they call cooperation if that's not cooperating.
This cooperation is achieved partly by cells communicating with each other through chemical signals.
That is what we call cooperation among the industries.
I do know that French Canadians feel proud that they are cooperating with the rest of us and that perhaps for the first time their cooperation is appreciated.
Last week, the two countries pledged what they called cooperation on humanitarian issues, more than a year after the deadly 2008 terror strikes in Mumbai froze their peace dialogue.
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