What does collaboration mean?

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kəˌlæb əˈreɪ ʃəncol·lab·o·ra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. collaboration, coactionnoun

    act of working jointly

    "they worked either in collaboration or independently"

  2. collaboration, collaborationism, quislingismnoun

    act of cooperating traitorously with an enemy that is occupying your country

GCIDE

  1. Collaborationnoun

    the act of willingly cooperating with an enemy, especially an enemy nation occupying one's own country.

Wiktionary

  1. collaborationnoun

    The act of collaborating.

    Collaboration can be a useful part of the creative process.

  2. collaborationnoun

    A production or creation made by collaborating.

    The husband-and-wife artists will release their new collaboration in June this year.

  3. collaborationnoun

    Treasonous cooperation.

    He has been charged with collaboration.

  4. Etymology: Originated 1855–60 from collaboration, from collaboratus + -ion, from con- + laboro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Collaborationnoun

    the act of working together; united labor

Freebase

  1. Collaboration

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. collaboration

    The act and process of to collaborate.

    Collaboration between governments is ideal as we all know on this planet we are one intelligent humanity and universe working together to ensure we achieve the Sustainable development goals.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'collaboration' in Nouns Frequency: #2421

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of collaboration in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of collaboration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of collaboration in a Sentence

  1. Robert Spicer:

    Flowering plants reproduce more quickly than other plants, have more complex breeding mechanisms -- a wide variety of flower forms, for example, often in close' collaboration' with pollinators. This drives mutual coevolution of many lineages of plants and animals, shaping ecosystems.

  2. Tyler Dennis:

    We appreciate Farmers Insurance’s collaboration and innovative thinking with this shift in competition days, the PGA Tour's first network event of 2022 wrapping up on Saturday, combined with football games the following day, will create an action-packed weekend for sports fans.

  3. Amit Ray:

    Collaboration is the essence of life. The wind, bees and flowers work together, to spread the pollen.

  4. Udo Kock:

    Don't think of Smart Cities as just a technology solution, think of it as collaboration. Involve communities, involve citizens and it's very important for governments to work together with businesses and private citizens.

  5. Tomas Ojea Quintana:

    Information suggests China may have recently strengthened the search for North Korean escapees in collaboration with the government of North Korea.

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