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Definitions for collaboration
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.

Wikipedia

  1. Collaboration

    Collaboration (from Latin com- "with" + laborare "to labor", "to work") is the process of two or more people, entities or organizations working together to complete a task or achieve a goal. Collaboration is similar to cooperation. Most collaboration requires leadership, although the form of leadership can be social within a decentralized and egalitarian group. Teams that work collaboratively often access greater resources, recognition and rewards when facing competition for finite resources.Structured methods of collaboration encourage introspection of behavior and communication. Such methods aim to increase the success of teams as they engage in collaborative problem-solving. Collaboration is present in opposing goals exhibiting the notion of adversarial collaboration, though this is not a common use of the term. In its applied sense, "(a) collaboration is a purposeful relationship in which all parties strategically choose to cooperate in order to accomplish a shared outcome."

ChatGPT

  1. collaboration

    Collaboration refers to the process of two or more people, organizations, or entities working together to achieve a common goal. It involves sharing ideas, resources, responsibilities, and decisions, and often requires effective communication, planning, coordination, and mutual respect or trust. Collaboration can occur in different fields and contexts, such as in business, science, education, and art.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Collaborationnoun

    the act of working together; united labor

Wikidata

  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. Dee Maynard:

    We believe communication, collaboration and teamwork are key to learning.

  3. Peter Cappelli:

    What we know for work that requires any collaboration, trying to do it virtually doesn't seem to work very well.

  4. Helen Prejean:

    He connected hope to the way Jesus talked about the kingdom of God, of our collaboration with people who are suffering now, that's what Pope Francis is doing. One week after he became Pope, he was in a prison washing the feet of prisoners. It's solidarity with all human beings.

  5. Nancy Lohman:

    She had a poised and patient demeanor, she really sets an example that's relevant today that collaboration and census building and reasoning with professional dialogue is a way to move agendas forward.

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