Definitions for collaborationkəˌlæb əˈreɪ ʃən
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word collaboration
act of working jointly
"they worked either in collaboration or independently"
collaboration, collaborationism, quislingism(noun)
act of cooperating traitorously with an enemy that is occupying your country
the act of willingly cooperating with an enemy, especially an enemy nation occupying one's own country.
The act of collaborating.
Collaboration can be a useful part of the creative process.
A production or creation made by collaborating.
The husband-and-wife artists will release their new collaboration in June this year.
He has been charged with collaboration.
Origin: Originated 1855–60 from collaboration, from collaboratus + -ion, from con- + laboro.
the act of working together; united labor
Collaboration is working with each other to do a task. It is a recursive process where two or more people or organizations work together to realize shared goals, — for example, an endeavor that is creative in nature—by sharing knowledge, learning and building consensus. Most collaboration requires leadership, although the form of leadership can be social within a decentralized and egalitarian group. In particular, teams that work collaboratively can obtain greater resources, recognition and reward when facing competition for finite resources. Collaboration is also present in opposing goals exhibiting the notion of adversarial collaboration, though this is not a common case for using the word. Structured methods of collaboration encourage introspection of behavior and communication. These methods specifically aim to increase the success of teams as they engage in collaborative problem solving. Forms, rubrics, charts and graphs are useful in these situations to objectively document personal traits with the goal of improving performance in current and future projects.
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Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They say it's for 'collaboration'.
That collaboration is not going to be happening.
[There's been a] great deal more collaboration in Ebola.
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Collaboration is the essence of life. The wind, bees and flowers work together, to spread the pollen.
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Translations for collaboration
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- col·laboracióCatalan, Valencian
- kolaborace, spolupráceCzech
- Kollaboration, Zusammenarbeit, KollektivarbeitGerman
- kunlaboro, kunlaborado, kunlaboraĵoEsperanto
- yhteistuotanto, kollaboraatio, myötävaikutus, myötävaikuttaminen, yhteistyöFinnish
- kollaborálás, együttműködésHungarian
- 利敵協力, 共働, 協力, 協調, コラボレーション, 裏切り, 合作, コラボJapanese
- samenwerken, samenwerking, collaboratieDutch
- kolaboracja, współpracaPolish
- formação de quadrilha, conspiração, colaboraçãoPortuguese
- colaborări, colaborareRomanian
- сотрудничество, совместная работа, кооперация, коллаборационизмRussian
- iş birliği, imeceTurkish
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