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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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For now, what is important is he arrived safely and we appreciate his cooperativeness," Solda said.
Alexithymia and low cooperativeness are associated with suicide attempts in male military personnel with adjustment disorder: A case-control study.
He examines the role of strategic focus in negotiations with potential for value creation and its association with outcomes for individual negotiators and dyads, arguing that negotiation requires the classification of behavior into strategic dimensions, and exploring how time pressure and task structure influence the effects of strategy focus, how dyadic negotiation strategy focus is linked to outcomes, the individual strategic approaches that allow for success, and the factors that influence the evolution of cooperativeness during negotiation.
inclusiveness, openness and cooperativeness for their partnership in development.
Sun Jiawei, Director, IT Business Development Dept, Huawei, said, "Sticking to openness, cooperativeness, and win-win, Huawei continuously adheres to cloud services as the corporate strategy to assist customers in business success.
Trust in me, trust in you: A social projection account of the link between personality, cooperativeness, and trustworthiness expectation.
The results indicated increased equalitarian spirit, cooperativeness among the students, and completion of tasks from working together on this open-ended engineering project.
Aguirre said the BSP and AMLC's reluctance to help authorities going after drug lords and other money launderers has been in sharp contrast with its cooperativeness in providing the bank data of the previous administration's political enemies such as the late Chief Justice Renato Corona and former Vice President Jejomar Binay.
We test the hypothesis that the levels of communication skills, motivational skills, organizational skills, evaluation and supervisory skills and cooperativeness of a manager relate to group performance, perceived effectiveness, leadership emergence and leadership self-efficacy.
Cooperativeness (CO) is the ability to get along with other people by being tolerant, emphatic, helpful and forgiving.
Big countries cannot easily establish the coherence and cooperativeness of smaller countries such as Denmark and Singapore.

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