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cooperation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcooperationco‧op‧e‧ra‧tion (also co-operation British English) /kəʊˌɒpəˈreɪʃən $ koʊˌɑːp-/ ●●○ S3 W3 AWL noun [uncountable]  1 TOGETHERwhen you work with someone to achieve something that you both wantcooperation with political co-operation with Britainin cooperation with somebody A study was undertaken in co-operation with oil companies. Burglar alarm companies claim they work in close co-operation with the police.cooperation between the lack of effective co-operation between industry and higher education the need to strengthen international co-operation2 HELPwillingness to do what someone asks you to do Have your passports ready, and thank you for your cooperation. Your full cooperation is requested.COLLOCATIONSadjectivesinternational/European cooperationWhat are the benefits of greater European cooperation?military/political etc cooperationThe association deals with trade and economic cooperation.close cooperationWe work together in close cooperation to provide the best possible service.mutual cooperation (=between two people, groups etc)Because of the size of the task, mutual cooperation was essential.active cooperationThere is active cooperation between the two schools.effective cooperationThe inspectors criticized a lack of effective cooperation among the staff.verbsneed cooperationSchools need the cooperation of parents.require cooperation formal:Management of these problems requires cooperation.encourage/promote cooperation (=make people want to work together)The programme will promote cooperation between universities and industry.phrasesa lack of cooperationthe lack of cooperation between the two countriesa need for cooperationThere is a need for closer cooperation between the departments.
Examples from the Corpus
cooperationA treaty was urgently required and strenuous efforts should be made to secure participation and cooperation with the Soviet Union.The IoT would welcome continued cooperation.With the need for international cooperation more urgent than ever, there were still as many frontiers as in any earlier age.The second period, between age 8 and age 11, evolves around concepts of cooperation.The dynamics of partnership bargaining are hardly propitious for the specific kinds of cooperation that marriage and family require.Alternatively, it is treated pleasantly and gently if the magician wishes to secure a person's cooperation.He could hardly insist on Westbourne's cooperation with the Grand Duke present.Thank you for your cooperation and your participation.cooperation betweenThe Church has a duty to promote cooperation between Christians and Jews.full cooperationOur role in each of these investigations was proper, appropriate, and done in full cooperation with other agencies.
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