noun Date: 1795 failure or refusal to cooperate; specifically refusal through civil disobedience of a people to cooperate with the government of a country • noncooperationist nounnoncooperator noun

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  • noncooperation — [nän΄kō äp΄ər ā′shən] n. 1. failure to work together or in unison with a person, group, or organization 2. refusal to cooperate with a government through various acts of civil disobedience, as by nonpayment of taxes: used as a form of protest, as …   English World dictionary

  • noncooperation — noncooperative /non koh op euhr euh tiv, euh ray tiv/, adj. noncooperator, n. noncooperationist, n. /non koh op euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. failure or refusal to cooperate. 2. a method or practice, as that established in India by Gandhi, of showing… …   Universalium

  • noncooperation — noun The active absence of cooperation …   Wiktionary

  • Noncooperation — Non Co|ope|ra|tion, Non|co|ope|ra|tion [ nɔnkoʊ|ɔpə( )reɪʃən ], die; [engl. non co operation = Nichtzusammenarbeit]: Vorgehensweise Mahatma Gandhis, mit der er durch Verweigerung der Zusammenarbeit mit den britischen Behörden u. durch Boykott… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Noncooperation — Non|co|ope|ra|tion, auch Non Co|ope|ra|tion [nɔnkouɔpə reiʃən] die; <aus gleichbed. engl. non co operation, eigtl. »Nichtzusammenarbeit«> Kampfesweise Gandhis, mit der er durch Verweigerung der Zusammenarbeit mit den brit. Behörden u. durch …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • noncooperation — non|co|op|er|a|tion [ ,nankou,apə reıʃn ] noun uncount a policy of not doing what someone wants you to do, especially as a type of protest …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • noncooperation — n. lack of cooperation, absence of team work, lack of group effort nÉ‘nkəʊɑpÉ™ reɪʃn / nÉ’nkəʊɒ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • noncooperation — non·cooperation …   English syllables

  • noncooperation — non•co•op•er•a•tion or non•co op•er•a•tion [[t]ˌnɒn koʊˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃən[/t]] n. 1) failure or refusal to cooperate 2) gov a method of showing opposition to a government by refusing to participate in civic and political life or to obey governmental… …   From formal English to slang

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