- 1[usually before noun] involving doing something together or working together with others toward a shared aim Cooperative activity is essential to effective community work.
- 2 helpful by doing what you are asked to do Employees will usually be more cooperative if their opinions are taken seriously. opposite uncooperative
- 3[usually before noun] (business) owned and run by the people involved, with the profits shared by them a cooperative farm The cooperative movement started in Britain in the 19th century.
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