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American English: /koʊˈɑp(ə)rədɪv/
British English: /kəʊˈɒp(ə)rətɪv/

Translation of cooperative in Spanish:


  • 1 (obliging)
    de colaboración
    he was very cooperative
    se mostró muy dispuesto a cooperar or a colaborar
    the children weren't very cooperative
    los niños pusieron poco de su parte
    Example sentences
    • Yet since the contracts in question have already been written, a co-operative response from the developers is essential if the new approach is to succeed.
    • They were very co-operative and helpful but their recollection was poor.
    • The company are appealing for your support in this matter and would like a full and co-operative response from the public at large.
  • 2 (joint)
    Example sentences
    • Personal responsibility, used in this way, is opposed to the concept of an inter-dependent and mutually co-operative community.
    • The earlier interest in voluntary associational schemes, such as land settlement communes and cooperative enterprises, lapsed.
    • Much more common are cooperative agreements between local TV stations and the newspapers in those communities, says Northwestern's Gordon.
    Example sentences
    • The land was once used by local Mexican farmers as public-owned cooperative farms.
    • According to the tribe, their cooperative businesses have turned a profit every year since 1986.
    • This led to the creation of large, industrialized, cooperative farms.


  • agricultural cooperative
    cooperativa agraria
    Example sentences
    • Unions, the students' federation, housing cooperatives and neighbourhood organisations all took part.
    • In other parts of the world unions are active in promoting democratic worker cooperatives to organize workers.
    • Members look to their cooperatives for services and support in both difficult and good times.
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