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 (kō-ŏp′ər-ə-tĭv, -ə-rā′tĭv, -ŏp′rə-)
1. Done in cooperation with others: a cooperative effort.
2. Marked by willingness to cooperate; compliant: a cooperative patient.
3. Of, relating to, or formed as an enterprise or organization jointly owned or managed by those who use its facilities or services: a cooperative department store; cooperative apartment buildings.
1. An enterprise or organization that is owned or managed jointly by those who use its facilities or services.
a. A building or complex in which the residents buy shares of stock in a building corporation and are given a lease to a specific apartment.
b. An apartment in such a building or complex.

co·op′er·a·tive·ly adv.
co·op′er·a·tive·ness n.
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Noun1.cooperativeness - the trait of being cooperativecooperativeness - the trait of being cooperative  
tractability, tractableness, flexibility - the trait of being easily persuaded
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Expected results will help us to outline the conditions that can promote cooperativeness in work groups, and they will help to construct successful prevention strategies of social exclusion and other potentially harmful consequences of the evil tongue.
At a time when collective solidarity is put to the test, initiatives such as these are imperative to alleviate the strain and cultivate a culture of cooperativeness.
This aggregate cooperativeness is the summation of the cooperation of each individual [l.
Hayward based the customer service evaluations on three criteria, including patience, cooperativeness, and personal diplomacy, and taking into consideration factors such as answering inquiries, handling issues, and resolving problems to keep customers satisfied.
Nunzio Quacquarelli, CEO of QS says: "We are proud of the level of engagement we have established with universities in the Arab region and we trust the rankings will spark a higher degree of involvement and cooperativeness among universities regionally and internationally.
2009) AA students scored similarly or higher in consideration, cooperativeness, ambition, and dependability compared to Asian, Caucasian, and Hispanic students.
In addition, patients with both disorders had similar scores, as well as significantly lower scores than healthy controls, on four of the personality dimensions measured by the Temperament and Character Inventory-Revised (TCI-R): reward dependence, persistence, self-directedness, and cooperativeness.
Cooperativeness, cooperation, and partnership are the only aspirations which, in this context, do not stop.
Assertiveness refers to the extent to which one tries to satisfy his or her own concerns, and cooperativeness refers to the extent to which one tries to satisfy the concerns of another person [22].
Although firms may attempt to manage distressed supplier situations in any number of ways, there are generic ways in which firms behave, which differ in their level of cooperativeness.
De Waal's extensive research with bonobos and chimps provides support for his conclusions that primates naturally develop sympathy for others, cooperativeness and a sense of fairness (De Waal, 1996.
To my mind, this sounds like the good life that includes respect for nature, temperance, mindfulness, and cooperativeness.

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