cooperation collocations and examples

 UK /kəʊˌɒpəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

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when people work together to do something

Adjectives frequently used with cooperation
complete or active: active, close, effective, fullSocial workers need the full cooperation of family members in order to carry out the assessment.types of cooperation: bilateral, cross-border, economic, international, military, multilateral, mutual, nuclear, regional, technicalThe political and military cooperation that had existed prior to the raid now slowly deteriorated.
Verbs frequently used with cooperation
encourage cooperation: encourage, facilitate, foster, promoteHe met with officials to encourage cooperation between American and North Korean organizations.increase cooperation: enhance, improve, increase, strengthenAfter a meeting in Washington, the two countries also agreed to improve defence cooperation in the area.want cooperation: call for, seekIn the first project the organization sought cooperation with galleries in and around London.need cooperation: need, requireThe operation of such a system requires cooperation between participating sites.

Usage note

You can say that something is done with/without someone’s cooperation: We would not have achieved such a remarkable result without the cooperation of the public.

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