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[kuh-lab-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv] /kəˈlæb əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv/
characterized or accomplished by collaboration:
collaborative methods; a collaborative report.
Origin of collaborative
Related forms
collaboratively, adverb
uncollaborative, adjective
uncollaboratively, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • collaborative effort needs to be brought to the forefront of the educational experience.

  • A variety of different interests can be brought into focus through sharing and collaborative learning.

  • Electronic books constituted over networks (wired or wireless) support a wide range of collaborative activities.

  • It was long after midnight when the collaborative composition of that famous despatch was finished.

    The Last Shot

    Frederick Palmer
  • The claim has been made by other critics that "Titus" was "collaborative," but Professor Wendell's is that it was an "imitation."

    The Critics Versus Shakspere Francis A. Smith

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