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col·lab·o·rate

 (kə-lăb′ə-rāt′)
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 collabōrāre, collabōrāt- : Latin com-, com- + Latin labōrāre, to work (from labor, toil).]

col·lab′o·ra′tion n.
col·lab′o·ra′tive adj.
col·lab′o·ra′tor n.

collaboration

(kəˌlæbəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. (often foll by: on, with, etc) the act of working with another or others on a joint project
2. something created by working jointly with another or others
3. the act of cooperating as a traitor, esp with an enemy occupying one's own country
colˌlaboˈrationist n

col•lab•o•ra•tion

(kəˌlæb əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of collaborating.
2. a result of collaboration.
[1855–60; < French]
col•lab′o•ra`tive (-əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv) adj.
col•lab′o•ra`tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collaboration - act of working jointly; "they worked either in collaboration or independently"
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
cooperation - joint operation or action; "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"

collaboration

noun
1. teamwork, partnership, cooperation, association, alliance, concert There is substantial collaboration with neighbouring departments.
2. conspiring, cooperation, collusion, fraternization rumours of his collaboration with the occupying forces during the war

collaboration

noun
Joint work toward a common end:
Translations
تَعاوُن
kolaboracespolupráce
kollaborationsamarbejde
együttműködéskollaborálás
samstarf

collaboration

[kəˌlæbəˈreɪʃən] Ncolaboración f (Pol) → colaboracionismo m
in collaborationen colaboración (with con)

collaboration

[kəˌlæbəˈreɪʃən] n
[colleagues, partners] → collaboration f
(pejorative) (secret)collaboration f

collaboration

n
(= working together)Zusammenarbeit f; (of one party)Mitarbeit f; helpful collaborationMithilfe f
(with enemy) → Kollaboration f
(= piece of work)Gemeinschaftsproduktion f

collaboration

[kəˌlæbəˈreɪʃn] ncollaborazione f

collaborate

(kəˈlӕbəreit) verb
1. to work together (with someone) on a piece of work. He and his brother collaborated on a book about aeroplanes.
2. to work along (with someone) to betray secrets etc. He was known to have collaborated with the enemy.
colˌlaboˈration noun
colˈlaborator noun
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