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co·op·er·a·tive

cooperative

 
 
pronunciation:
ku a p r tihv [or] ku a pr tihv [or] ko a p reI tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: willing to work or operate together; willing to do what is asked of one for the sake of a common goal.
If everyone would be cooperative, we could accomplish the task in much less time.If you are not cooperative with the visiting nurse, you could find yourself back in the hospital.
antonyms:
defiant, factious, perverse, truculent, uncooperative
definition 2: requiring or carried out with cooperation.
The merger of our two companies is, of course, a cooperative venture.The neighborhood clean-up took a great deal of cooperative effort.
antonyms:
unilateral
similar words:
concerted
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a jointly owned and operated enterprise.
definition 2: an apartment house in which the tenants own their individual apartments.
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derivations: cooperatively (adv.), cooperativeness (n.)
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