- collaborations1) N-VAR: oft N with n, N between pl-n, in N Collaboration is the act of working together to produce a piece of work, especially a book or some research.
There is substantial collaboration with neighbouring departments...
Close collaboration between the Bank and the Fund is not merely desirable, it is essential.
Drummond was working on a book in collaboration with Zodiac Mindwarp.2) N-COUNT: usu N between pl-n, N with n A collaboration is a piece of work that has been produced as the result of people or groups working together.
He was also a writer of beautiful stories, some of which are collaborations with his fiancee.3) N-UNCOUNT: usu with supp, oft N with n (disapproval) Collaboration is the act of helping an enemy who is occupying your country during a war.
...rumors of his collaboration with the occupying forces during the war.
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collaboration — [ kɔ(l)labɔrasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1829; « travaux d un couple » 1753; bas lat. collaborare → collaborer 1 ♦ Travail en commun, action de collaborer avec qqn. La collaboration d un spécialiste à une revue, à un journal. Livre écrit en collaboration. ⇒… … Encyclopédie Universelle
collaboration — col‧lab‧o‧ra‧tion [kəˌlæbəˈreɪʆn] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] the activity of working together with another person, company etc in order to achieve something: • More collaboration between companies is needed to speed up the development of… … Financial and business terms
collaboration — 1860, from Fr. collaboration, noun of action from L. collaborare (see COLLABORATE (Cf. collaborate)). In a bad sense, tratorious cooperation with an occupying enemy, it is recorded from 1940; earliest references are to the Vichy Government of… … Etymology dictionary
Collaboration — Col*lab o*ra tion, n. 1. The act of working together; united labor. [1913 Webster] 2. the act of willingly cooperating with an enemy, especially an enemy nation occupying one s own country. [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
collaboration — index bad faith, coaction, collusion, concert, conformity (agreement), connivance, contribution (pa … Law dictionary
collaboration — [n] cooperation alliance, association, collusion, combination, concert, fraternization, joint effort, participation, partnership, teamwork, working together; concept 110 Ant. noncooperation … New thesaurus
Collaboration — For other uses, see Collaboration (disambiguation). See also: Co operation; Coordination. Collaboration is working together to achieve a goal. It is a recursive process where two or more people or organizations work together to realize… … Wikipedia
collaboration — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ active, close ▪ effective, fruitful, happy, successful ▪ interdisciplinary, international … Collocations dictionary
collaboration — 01. The musical [collaboration] of John Lennon and Paul McCartney produced some of the most popular songs of our era. 02. [Collaboration] between the various levels of government has made everything much easier. 03. Celebrities who write their… … Grammatical examples in English
Collaboration — Eine Kollaboration (lat. co = „zusammen “, laborare = „arbeiten“) ist die Zusammenarbeit mehrerer Personen oder Gruppen von Personen. Als struktureller Anglizismus wird der Begriff der Kollaboration heute in vielen Zusammenhängen als… … Deutsch Wikipedia