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English definition of “cooperative”

cooperative

noun [C] ( also UK co-operative)
 
 
/kəʊˈɒpərətɪv/
a business or organization owned and managed by the people who work in itBusinesses and enterprises
(Definition of cooperative noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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