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Pronunciation:  kow`âpu'reyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the practice of cooperating; "economic cooperation"; "they agreed on a policy of cooperation"
  2. [n]  joint operation or action; "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"

COOPERATION is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 Antonyms: competition, contention, rivalry
 See Also: abidance, allegiance, coaction, collaboration, commitment, compliance, compromise, concurrence, conformation, conformity, dedication, group action, loyalty, pattern, practice, quislingism, rapprochement, reconciliation, representation, selflessness, self-sacrifice, teamwork, via media



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Co*["o]p`er*a"tion\, n. [L. co["o]peratio: cf. F.
1. The act of co["o]perating, or of operating together to one
   end; joint operation; concurrent effort or labor.

         Not holpen by the co["o]peration of angels. --Bacon.

2. (Polit. Econ.) The association of a number of persons for
   their benefit.

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