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Meaning of “collaboration” in the English Dictionary

"collaboration" in British English

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collaborationnoun

uk   us   /kəˌlæb.əˈreɪ.ʃən/
  • collaboration noun (WORKING WITH)

C1 [C or U] the ​situation of two or more ​peopleworking together to ​create or ​achieve the same thing: The two ​playwrightsworked in ​close collaboration (with each other) on the ​script. The new ​airport is a collaboration between two of the ​bestarchitects in the ​country.
  • collaboration noun (HELPING AN ENEMY)

[U] disapproving the ​situation of ​peopleworking with an ​enemy who has taken ​control of ​theircountry: She was ​accused of collaboration.
(Definition of collaboration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"collaboration" in Business English

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collaborationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /kəˌlæbəˈreɪʃən/
the ​act of ​working together with other ​people or ​organizations to ​create or ​achieve something: (a) collaboration between The new ​airport is the ​result of a collaboration between two of the best ​architects in the country.in collaboration with The ​mission is being ​conducted in collaboration with the ​Europeanspaceagency. Universities and ​companies are ​working together in a spirit of collaboration to ​develop new ​solutions.
(Definition of collaboration from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “collaboration”
in Chinese (Simplified) 合作, 协作…
in Turkish işbirliği, ortaklık, katılma…
in Russian сотрудничество, коллаборационизм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合作, 協作…
in Polish współpraca, kolaboracja…
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