collaborative
collaborative col*lab"o*rat*ive, a. accomplished by collaboration; cooperative; as, collaborative effort of industry and the universities. Opposed to {competitive}. [PJC]

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  • collaborative — col‧lab‧o‧ra‧tive [kəˈlæbrətɪv ǁ reɪ ] adjective COMMERCE a collaborative project involves two or more people, companies etc working together in order to achieve something : • Universities and companies are currently undertaking a range of… …   Financial and business terms

  • collaborative — index concurrent (united), joint, mutual (collective), synergetic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • collaborative — [[t]kəlæ̱bərətɪv, AM reɪt [/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A collaborative piece of work is done by two or more people or groups working together. [FORMAL] ...a collaborative research project... The First Day is their first collaborative album. Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • collaborative — collaboratively, adv. /keuh lab euh ray tiv, euhr euh tiv/, adj. characterized or accomplished by collaboration: collaborative methods; a collaborative report. [COLLABORATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • collaborative — adj. Collaborative is used with these nouns: ↑effort, ↑endeavour, ↑enterprise, ↑exhibition, ↑initiative, ↑partnership, ↑process, ↑programme, ↑project, ↑research, ↑teaching, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • collaborative — col|lab|o|ra|tive [kəˈlæbərətıv US reı ] adj collaborative effort/work/project etc a job or piece of work that involves two or more people working together to achieve something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • collaborative — adjective (only before noun) collaborative effort/work/project etc involving two or more people working together to achieve something …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • collaborative — UK [kəˈlæb(ə)rətɪv] / US [kəˈlæbərətɪv] adjective involving people or groups working together to produce something collaborative research between universities and industry …   English dictionary

  • collaborative — [kəˈlæb(ə)rətɪv] adj involving people working together collaborative efforts[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • collaborative — collaborate ► VERB 1) work jointly on an activity or project. 2) cooperate traitorously with an enemy. DERIVATIVES collaboration noun collaborationist noun & adjective collaborative adjective collaborator noun. ORIGIN Latin collab …   English terms dictionary

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