a commercial enterprise owned and managed by and for the benefit of customers or workers Often shortened to coop, co-op
noun 1. a retail store owned and managed by consumer-customers who supply the capital and share in the profits by patronage dividends. 2. a store operated by a farmers’ cooperative organization or by a cooperative chain.
[koh-op-er-uh-tiv-i-tee] /koʊˌɒp ər əˈtɪv ɪ ti/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. the increase or decrease in the rate of interaction between a reactant and a protein as the reactant concentration increases. /kəʊˌɒpərəˈtɪvɪtɪ/ noun 1. (biochem, chem) an interaction between structural units within a molecule or between molecules in an assemblage that enables the system to respond more […]
noun 1. a town in SE Florida.
[koh-op-uh-reyt] /koʊˈɒp əˌreɪt/ verb (used without object), cooperated, cooperating. 1. to work or act together or jointly for a common purpose or benefit. 2. to work or act with another or other persons willingly and agreeably. 3. to practice economic . /kəʊˈɒpəˌreɪt/ verb (intransitive) 1. to work or act together 2. to be of assistance […]