from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Cooperative effort by the members of a group or team to achieve a common goal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the cooperative effort of a team of people for a common end

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Work done by a team, as distinguished from that done by personal labor.
  • n. Work done by a number of associates, usually each doing a clearly defined portion, but all subordinating personal prominence to the efficiency of the whole.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Work done by a team of horses, oxen, etc., as distinguished from manual labor.
  • n. Work done by the players collectively in a base-ball nine, a foot-ball eleven, etc.: as, the team-work of the nine is excellent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cooperative work done by a team (especially when it is effective)


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