cooperative

  • 1 coopérative — [ k(ɔ)ɔperativ ] n. f. • 1901; de société coopérative; probablt d apr. l angl. cooperative ♦ Société coopérative, entreprise associative ayant pour objet les services les meilleurs pour ses membres (⇒ coopérateur), et gérée par ceux ci sur la… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Cooperative — Coopérative La coopérative est une forme de société fondée sur le principe de la coopération. Elle a pour objectif de servir au mieux les intérêts économiques de ses participants (sociétaires ou adhérents). Elle se distingue en cela de l… …

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  • 3 cooperative — 1 adj: of, relating to, or organized as a cooperative co·op·er·a·tive 2 n: an enterprise or organization (as for banking and credit services or the ownership of residential property) that is owned by and operated for the benefit of those using… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Cooperative 09 — or more commonly Cooperative Longbow/Cooperative Lancer 09 is the name of NATO military exercise held in Georgia within the framework of Partnership for Peace, Mediterranean Dialogue and Istanbul Cooperation Initiative programmes from May 6 until …

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  • 5 cooperative — (adj.) also co operative, c.1600, from L.L. cooperat , pp. stem of cooperari (see COOPERATION (Cf. cooperation)) + IVE (Cf. ive). Political economy sense is from 1808, from the pre Marx communist movement. The noun meaning a cooperative store is… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 cooperative — or co operative [kō äp′ər ə tiv, kō äp′ər āt΄iv] adj. 1. cooperating or inclined to cooperate 2. designating or of an organization (as for the production or marketing of goods), an apartment house, store, etc. owned by and operated for the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 cooperative — [adj1] joint, unified agreeing, coacting, coactive, coadjuvant, coefficient, collaborating, collaborative, collective, collegial, collusive, combined, combining, common, concerted, concurring, coordinated, hand in glove*, harmonious, in league,… …

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  • 8 cooperative — (also co operative) ► ADJECTIVE 1) involving cooperation. 2) willing to be of assistance. 3) (of a farm, business, etc.) owned and run jointly by its members, with profits or benefits shared among them. ► NOUN ▪ a cooperative organization.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Cooperative — Co*[ o]p er*a*tive, a. Operating jointly to the same end. [1913 Webster] {Co[ o]perative society}, a society established on the principle of a joint stock association, for the production of commodities, or their purchase and distribution for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 cooperative — *social, companionable, gregarious, convivial, hospitable Analogous words: sociable, cordial, genial, affable, *gracious: helping or helpful, aiding, assisting (see corresponding verbs at HELP) Antonyms: uncooperative Contrasted words: *unsocial …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 Cooperative — This article is about the business organization. For other uses, see Coop (disambiguation). A cooperative (also co operative or co op) is a business organization owned and operated by a group of individuals for their mutual benefit.[1] A… …

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  • 12 Coopérative — La coopérative est une entité économique fondée sur le principe de la coopération. Elle a pour objectif de servir au mieux les intérêts économiques de ses participants (sociétaires ou adhérents). Elle se distingue en cela de l association à but… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 13 cooperative — An organization owned by its members. Examples are agriculture cooperatives that assist farmers in selling their products more efficiently and apartment buildings owned by the residents who have full control of the property. Bloomberg Financial… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 cooperative — 1 also cooperative BrE adjective 1 willing to cooperate; helpful: a cooperative witness | The woman in the bank wasn t very cooperative. 2 done or operated by people working together: The Food Stamp Program is a cooperative activity of local,… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 cooperative — I UK [kəʊˈɒp(ə)rətɪv] / US [koʊˈɑp(ə)rətɪv] adjective * 1) cooperative people are willing to do what you ask them Jean is cooperative and helpful in the classroom. 2) [only before noun] done by people or organizations working together a… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 cooperative — cooperatively, co operatively /koh op euhr euh tiv lee, op reuh tiv , op euh ray tiv /, adv. cooperativeness, co operativeness, n. /koh op euhr euh tiv, op reuh tiv, op euh ray tiv/, adj. 1. working or acting together willingly for a common… …

    Universalium

  • 17 cooperative — co|op|er|a|tive1 [ kou ap(ə)rətıv ] adjective * 1. ) cooperative people are willing to do what you ask them: Jean is cooperative and helpful in the classroom. ─ opposite UNCOOPERATIVE 2. ) only before noun done by people or organizations working… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 cooperative — co|op|e|ra|tive1 also co operative BrE [kəuˈɔpərətıv US kouˈa:p ] adj 1.) willing to cooperate = ↑helpful ≠ ↑uncooperative ▪ He was doing his best to be cooperative. ▪ a cooperative witness 2.) made, done, or operated by people working together ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 cooperative — 1. adjective 1) a cooperative effort Syn: collaborative, collective, combined, common, joint, shared, mutual, united, concerted, coordinated 2) pleasant and cooperative staff Syn: helpful …

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  • 20 cooperative — I. adjective Date: 1603 1. a. marked by cooperation < cooperative efforts > b. marked by a willingness and ability to work with others < cooperative neighbors > 2. of, relating to, or organized as a cooperative < a cooperative store > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary


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