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Origin of collaboration
OTHER WORDS FROM collaborationnon·col·lab·o·ra·tion, noun
Words nearby collaboration
What does collaboration mean?
Collaboration is the act of working together, especially on a goal or shared project.
It can also be used to refer to a product of collaboration, as in The new single is a collaboration from the two pop stars.
Collaboration is the noun form of the verb collaborate, meaning to work together.
Collaboration is often used in a positive context to refer to two or more parties successfully working together on professional or artistic projects. It often implies not just cooperation but sharing and developing of each other’s ideas.
Such a joint effort can be described with the adjective collaborative. People who collaborate are called collaborators.
Collaboration can also be used in a much more specific way referring to cooperation as a traitor with enemy forces in one’s own country. This is much less commonly used than its general sense.
Example: This project would not have happened without close collaboration between all the departments.
Where does collaboration come from?
The first records of the word collaboration come from around 1860. It ultimately derives from the Latin verb collabōrāre. The prefix col- is a variant of com-, meaning “together.” At the heart of the word is labor, meaning “work.”
Collaboration can be used in any context in which people work together: art, business, education—the collaborative possibilities are endless. The word is often used to refer to a creative give-and-take, such as a collaboration between two artists to paint a mural, or to a joint professional undertaking, such as collaboration between different departments on a report. It’s typically used in the context of some project or goal, whereas the word cooperation is often used more broadly.
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How is collaboration used in real life?
Collaboration can be used for many different situations, and is particularly associated with cooperative processes that are creative or artistic.
— Variety (@Variety) May 28, 2020
Introducing the #ABetterTomorrow collection, a collaboration between @JimWatsonOttawa and @WuTangClan @36ChambersALC. The Collection includes three products that will collectively benefit @OttawaFoodBank, @OttawaMission and @CHEO. Shop here: https://t.co/JZkazxitBx. #ottcity pic.twitter.com/5hqUWldjZg
— CTVMorningLiveOttawa (@CTVOttMornLive) May 20, 2020
That's the piece that sticks with me as well. I feel more collaboration and less confrontation generally makes for a better outcome.
— Doug Sartori (@doug_sartori) May 28, 2020
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Which of the following words is LEAST likely to be used in reference to a successful collaboration?
Example sentences from the Web for collaboration
Piece Co. will then seamlessly source the artisans and be your liaison for collaboration.
Ultimately international cooperation and collaboration took root, and the landscape is already very different.Luxembourg and China Team Up on Private Mission to the Moon|Matthew R. Francis|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So, he approached his nomadic friends to gauge their interest in the collaboration.
One of the videos I found the most interesting, was a collaboration.
Yet some are now suspected of collaboration with IS against the Yazidis.How the U.S.-favored Kurds Abandoned the Yazidis when ISIS Attacked|Christine van den Toorn|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This collaboration attests to the splendid cooperative spirit that exists among scientists.A Quantitative Study of the Nocturnal Migration of Birds.|George H. Lowery.
The other literary project was for a lyrical drama, to be written in collaboration with Horne.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)|Frederic G. Kenyon
In his nineteenth year he produced in collaboration with his father a light opera adapted from the Mdecin malgr lui of Molire.
Can this be because the jewel of the pampas dispenses with the father's collaboration?The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles|Jean Henri Fabre
It begins by denying the rumour of collaboration or joint-authorship; and then passes to what was a virtual avowal of identity.Thomas Moore|Stephen Gwynn