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Pronunciation: /kəʊˈɑːpərətɪv; kəʊˈɒpərətɪv/

Translation of cooperative in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (obliging) [attitude] de colaboración, cooperativo 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.
    1.2 (joint) [effort/venture] conjunto 1.3 (collective) [farm] en régimen de cooperativa cooperative society/store cooperativa (feminine) cooperative building (American English/inglés norteamericano) co-op 2
    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.


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