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Cooperate Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • work together on a common enterprise of project; "The soprano and the pianist did not get together very well"; "We joined forces with another research group"

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Cooperate Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Cooperation is when people work together to make their lives better, even though they are free to not work together, and receive little if any money for working together.

A cooperative is a type of organization that people use to make their lives better. The first cooperative was a store in Rochdale, England started in 1844. The people who started it wanted food that was cheaper and better quality. Since then, people have found many ways to cooperate. For example:

Co-operatives are democratic organizations owned by the people who use them. Cooperative organizations help people adapt to capitalism. The International Cooperative Alliance was started in 1885. It reports that there are 800 million cooperative members in the world.

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'Cooperate' example sentence in quotations

* In the end the aggressors always destroy themselves, making way for others who know how to cooperate and get along. Life is much less a competitive struggle for survival than a triumph of cooperation and creativity. - Fritjof Capra

* To accept passively an unjust system is to cooperate with that system thereby the oppressed become the oppressor. - Unknown

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Cooperate Sample Sentences in News

  • Saudi urges non-OPEC members to cooperate to boost price
    Oil producers outside OPEC must cooperate to boost falling crude prices as the cartel refuses to take responsibility alone, Saudi Arabia's oil minister has said. "We refuse to take responsibility alone because (OPEC) produces 30 percent of market output and 70 percent comes from outside," Ali al-Naimi said in remarks carried Monday by the Saudi Press Read more on this news related to 'Cooperate'
  • Health Ministry ready to help with mental screening of pilots – Bernama
    The Health Ministry is willing to cooperate with the local airlines if they wish to carry out mental screening tests on pilots, says Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya. He said the checks (mental screening) were essential to ensure that all pilots were in optimal mental state and did not suffer emotional disturbance, prior to... Read more on this news related to 'Cooperate'
  • IMF happy to cooperate with China on AIIB: Lagarde
    By Dominique Patton BEIJING (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund will be "delighted" to cooperate with the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), said IMF managing director Christine Lagarde on Sunday. Lagarde added that there is "massive" room for co-operation with AIIB on infrastructure financing. The World Bank will al Read more on this news related to 'Cooperate'

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