English version

co-operative

From Longman Business Dictionaryco-operativeco-op‧e‧ra‧tive /kəʊˈɒpərətɪvkoʊˈɑːp-/ (also cooperative) noun [countable] British EnglishCOMMERCEORGANIZATIONS (also co-operative society) a company, factory, or organization in which all the people working there own an equal share of itTen years ago a small group of woodworkers formed a co-operative.She founded the Maison Espérance, a co-operative dressmaking business. agricultural co-operative consumers' co-operative credit co-operative housing co-operative industrial co-operative marketing co-operative retail co-operative wholesale co-operative