noun Date: 1861 cooperative

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  • co-op — [ˈkəʊɒp ǁ ˈkoʊɑːp] noun [countable] COMMERCE another name for a co operative or a co operative store: • the development of co ops to produce and distribute organic produce * * * co op UK US /ˈkəʊɒp/ noun [C] …   Financial and business terms

  • co-op — co oper, n. n., adv. /koh op/; v. /koh op, koh op /, n., v., co oped, co oping, adv. n. 1. a cooperative store, dwelling, program, etc. v.t. 2. to place in a cooperative arrangement, esp. to convert (an apartment or building) to a cooperative.… …   Universalium

  • co-op — co op·tate; co op·tive; co op·ta·tion; …   English syllables

  • co-op — co ops N COUNT A co op is a co operative. [INFORMAL] The co op sells the art work at exhibitions …   English dictionary

  • co-op — (k[=o] [o^]p), n. [ contraction of co operative enterprise.] a commercial enterprise run for the benefit of its owners. Syn: cooperative, coop. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • co-op — co op1 [kō′äp΄, kō äp′] n. Informal a cooperative co op2 or coop abbrev. cooperative …   English World dictionary

  • co-op — S3 [ˈkəuɔp US ˈkoua:p] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: cooperative] a ↑cooperative …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • co-op — [ kou,ap ] noun count INFORMAL a COOPERATIVE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • co-op — 1861, abbreviation of COOPERATIVE (Cf. cooperative). The hyphen is needed to avoid confusion with coop (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • co-op — UK [ˈkəʊ ˌɒp] / US [ˈkoʊˌɑp] noun [countable] Word forms co op : singular co op plural co ops a cooperative …   English dictionary

  • Co-op — Coop bzw. coop (von engl. cooperative, Genossenschaft) steht für: die größte deutsche Konsumgenossenschaft im Lebensmittel Einzelhandel, siehe coop eG (ehemals coop Schleswig Holstein eG) die größte italienische Supermarkt Kette, siehe Coop… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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