Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cooperative.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a commercial enterprise run for the benefit of its owners.

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  • noun A unit of a housing co-operative; a purchased apartment where the apartment owners collectively are responsible for maintenance of common areas and upkeep.
  • noun Any co-operative, including housing, retail, utility, agricultural, banking or worker cooperatives.
  • noun Any shop owned by a co-operative.
  • noun video games A co-operative game, as opposed to a competitive game or deathmatch.

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  • noun a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners

Etymologies

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From cooperative.

Examples

  • Exhibitors also pay a portion of the cost of the display ads taken out by the studios in what is known as co-op advertising.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • Exhibitors also pay a portion of the cost of the display ads taken out by the studios in what is known as co-op advertising.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • Exhibitors also pay a portion of the cost of the display ads taken out by the studios in what is known as co-op advertising.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • Exhibitors also pay a portion of the cost of the display ads taken out by the studios in what is known as co-op advertising.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • Ms. Wilder called the co-op, located on West 81st Street at Columbus Avenue, 'the ultimate pied-à-terre.'

    Upper West Side Escape

  • Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal Ms. Stanley said the co-op, which is located in the Edgewater Park complex, pictured here, was used for her father's ventilation, air conditioning and chimney-cleaning business.

    Low-End Digs

  • Cooperative education, which is also known as co-op education and co-op jobs, is becoming increasingly popular.

    BRIGHT IDEAS

  • Cooperative education, which is also known as co-op education and co-op jobs, is becoming increasingly popular.

    BRIGHT IDEAS

  • Cooperative education, which is also known as co-op education and co-op jobs, is becoming increasingly popular.

    BRIGHT IDEAS

  • Described as a "co-op fantasy MMO shooter," it's a free-to-play browser game with an emphasis on loot.

    Ars Technica

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  • In Canada, It's an internship for 4 or 8 months which is paid. The student is required to write up a work term report on a project completed during the term for academic grades.

    March 15, 2013