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cooperation

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

1620–30, from French cooperation, from Late Latin cooperātiō.

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NounEdit

cooperation (countable and uncountable, plural cooperations)

  1. (usually uncountable) The act of cooperating.
  2. (Should we delete(+) this sense?) Active help from a person, organization, etc.
  3. (Should we delete(+) this sense?) An orderly sharing of space or resources.
  4. (Should we delete(+) this sense?) Association for mutual benefit, such as for purposes of production or purchase.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Wikipedia-logo.png cooperation on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • cooperation” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • cooperation” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "cooperation" in WordNet 2.0, Princeton University, 2003.

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

cooperation f (plural cooperations)

  1. Obsolete form of coopération.

Middle FrenchEdit

NounEdit

cooperation f (plural cooperations)

  1. cooperation
    • 1488, La Mer des Histoires
      Dieu au commencement avoit fait l'omme, c'est assavoir Adam sans cooperation de homme et de femme
      At the beginning, God had made man, that is to say Adam without the cooperation between man and woman

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