from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Done in cooperation with others: a cooperative effort.
- adj. Marked by willingness to cooperate; compliant: a cooperative patient.
- adj. Of, relating to, or formed as an enterprise or organization jointly owned or managed by those who use its facilities or services: a cooperative department store; cooperative apartment buildings.
- n. An enterprise or organization that is owned or managed jointly by those who use its facilities or services.
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- adj. Ready to work with another person or in a team; ready to cooperate.
- adj. Relating to a cooperative or cooperatives
- n. A type of company that is owned partially or wholly by its employees, customers or tenants. Abbreviation: co-op.
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BLITZER: Including what they call the cooperative option, a series of health insurance cooperatives that wouldn't be the public option but would be something in between?
BLITZER: Including what they call the cooperative option, a series of health insurance cooperatives that wouldn't be the public option, but would be some -- something in between?
It states that the term cooperative, or any abbreviation, cannot be used in a name "except by a corporation defined in this chapter.
Also hope that we can establish long-term cooperative relation.'
Thursday, April 16 2009 80 familes sharing some T1′s as a non-profit cooperative is hardly an “ISP business”.
Nature tends to work in cooperative efforts and in doing so conquers more and more territory.
Special emphasis shall be placed on maximum use of SI units in cooperative programs with international partners.
In the article, Learning to Share, Thanks to the Web, New York Times, September 25, 2010, Yochai Benkler, co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society argues that the collaborative nature of the Internet as an open platform for sharing has paved the way for an increase in cooperative endeavors offline.
I would say that the teacher/school/parent cooperative is more important to the education of a child than any one single unit of that cooperative is.
A Singapore flagged EML-1 "entrepot" transfer station would be a great way to start and perhaps President Obama could be persuaded to support such a neutral flagged facility as an exercise in cooperative and collaborative international space policy.