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English definition of “cooperative”

cooperative

adjective [before noun] ( UK also co-operative)
 
 
/kəʊˈɒpərətɪv/ WORKPLACE, ECONOMICS
a cooperative organization or company is owned and controlled by a group of members who each have a share in it, for example its employees or customers: cooperative businesses/ventures
(Definition of cooperative adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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