Meaning of COOPERATIVE in English


adj. & n. (also co-operative) --adj. 1 of or affording cooperation. 2 willing to cooperate. 3 Econ. (of a farm, shop, or other business, or a society owning such businesses) owned and run jointly by its members, with profits shared among them. --n. a cooperative farm or society or business. øøcooperatively adv. cooperativeness n. [LL cooperativus (as COOPERATE)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.