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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

  • Russian PM: Moscow ready to cooperate with West
    MOSCOW (AP) — Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says Russia is ready to cooperate with the West despite efforts to isolate Moscow with economic sanctions. Read more on this news related to 'Cooperate'
  • Sweden's Moderates say could cooperate with center-left government
    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Social Democrat and Green government could get support from the center-right on key issues, a senior member of the Moderate Party said on Friday, easing worries that the country faces parliamentary gridlock. The Social Democrats, the biggest party after the election, have until Sept. 26 to form a government with the Greens. Party Read more on this news related to 'Cooperate'
  • Mitsubishi to Supply Pickup Trucks to Fiat as of 2016
    Fiat SpA plans to cooperate with Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi Motors Corp. on pickup trucks, enabling the Italian company to add to its lineup while conserving cash after merging with U.S. manufacturer Chrysler. Read more on this news related to 'Cooperate'

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