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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 co·op·er·a·tive /koˈɑp(ə)rətɪv, ˈɑpəˌre-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Co·öp·er·a·tive a. Operating jointly to the same end.
 Cooperative society, a society established on the principle of a joint-stock association, for the production of commodities, or their purchase and distribution for consumption, or for the borrowing and lending of capital among its members.
 Cooperative store, a store established by a cooperative society, where the members make their purchases and share in the profits or losses.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: involving the joint activity of two or more; "the attack was
             met by the combined strength of two divisions";
             "concerted action"; "the conjunct influence of fire
             and strong dring"; "the conjunctive focus of political
             opposition"; "a cooperative effort"; "a united
             effort"; "joint military activities" [syn: combined,
              concerted, conjunct, conjunctive, united]
      2: done with or working with others for a common purpose or
         benefit; "a cooperative effort" [ant: uncooperative]
      3: willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain
         agreement [syn: accommodative]
      n 1: a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by
           farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes
           goods and services and is run for the benefit of its
           owners [syn: co-op]
      2: an association formed and operated for the benefit of those
         using it