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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cooperative  \Co*["o]p"er*a*tive\,  a. 
  Operating  jointly  to  the  same  end 
 
  {Co["o]perative  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. 
 
  {Co["o]perative  store},  a  store  established  by  a 
  co["o]perative  society,  where  the  members  make  their 
  purchases  and  share  in  the  profits  or  losses. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cooperative 
  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  commercial  enterprise  run  for  the  benefit  of  its  owners 
  [syn:  {co-op}] 
  2:  an  association  formed  and  operated  for  the  benefit  of  those 
  using  it 




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