Collaboration

collaboration

col·lab·o·rate Pronunciation (k-lb-rt)

intr.v. col·lab·o·rat·ed, col·lab·o·rat·ing, col·lab·o·rates

1. To work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort.

2. To cooperate treasonably, as with an enemy occupation force in one’s country.


[Late Latin collabrre, collabrt- : Latin com-, com- + Latin labrre, to work (from labor, toil).]


col·labo·ration n.

col·labo·rative adj.

col·labo·rator n.

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Noun 1. collaboration – act of working jointly; “they worked either in collaboration or independently”

coaction

cooperation – joint operation or action; “their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission”

  2. collaboration – act of cooperating traitorously with an enemy that is occupying your country

collaborationism, quislingism

cooperation – joint operation or action; “their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission”

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