- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a cooperative effort by which people or organizations work together to accomplish a common project or mission.
The collaboration between the schools and the public library has increased the students' use of the library.
||the cooperative effort by persons or organizations with an enemy force, esp. one occupying one's own country.
After the war, they were punished severely for collaboration.
The word collaboration
contains the following part:
that means the act, process, or result of
More about this word part:
The suffix -ation
is a compound of -ate1 + -ion. It turns verbs ending in -ate into nouns (decorate/ decoration
). Not all nouns with this suffix, however, have a corresponding verb ending in -ate (information