cooperation

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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.

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

References[edit]

  • 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.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

cooperation f (plural cooperations)

  1. Obsolete form of coopération.

Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

References[edit]