Cooperation Co*["o]p`er*a"tion, n. [L. co["o]peratio: cf. F. coop['e]ration.] 1. The act of co["o]perating, or of operating together to one end; joint operation; concurrent effort or labor. [1913 Webster]

Not holpen by the co["o]peration of angels. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. (Polit. Econ.) The association of a number of persons for their benefit. [1913 Webster]

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