Dictionary search results

Showing 1-25 of 25 results

operative British & World English

Functioning or having effect

operative English Thesaurus

although the act has been passed by parliament, it is not operative at the moment

post-operative British & World English

During, relating to, or denoting the period following a surgical operation

cooperative British & World English

Involving mutual assistance in working towards a common goal

co-operative in cooperative British & World English

Involving mutual assistance in working towards a common goal

preoperative British & World English

Denoting, administered in, or occurring in the period before a surgical operation

uncooperative British & World English

Unwilling to help others or do what they ask

cooperative movement British & World English

A movement originating in the industrial areas of northern England and Scotland in the late 18th century, based on the belief that industries and commercial concerns should be owned and controlled by the people working in them, for joint economic benefit

Co-operative Group in Co-op New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

name for the UK retail chain the Co-operative Group