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What does collaborative mean?
Collaborative is an adjective that describes an effort in which people work together (that is, one in which they collaborate).
Collaborative is often used in a positive context to refer to two or more parties successfully working together on a goal or shared project. It’s also increasingly used as a noun for an organized joint effort.
Example: The groundbreaking new album was a collaborative effort by the two musicians, who usually have very different styles.
Where does collaborative come from?
Collaborative is formed from the combination of the verb collaborate, meaning to work together or cooperate, and the suffix -ive, which is used to form adjectives expressing tendency, function, etc. Collaborate was first recorded between 1870–75 and collaborative soon followed, recorded by the early 1900s.
Collaborative can be used in any context in which people work together: art, business, education—the collaborative possibilities are endless. The word is usually used to describe the process of working together (a collaborative effort between two artists to paint a mural) or the result of such a process (a collaborative report issued by all three departments).
More recently, collaborative has come to be used as a noun referring to an organized group effort, especially one involving a community (a neighborhood service collaborative).
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What are some other forms of collaborative?
- collaboratively (adverb)
What are some synonyms for collaborative?
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What are some words that often get used in discussing collaborative?
How is collaborative used in real life?
Collaborative can be used for many different situations, and is particularly associated with cooperative processes that are creative or artistic.
— Rock Sound (@rocksound) October 10, 2019
In open source, you don't "win" by "defeating the competition." You succeed by building something useful and creating a collaborative space that is attractive to would-be participants.
— M Butcher (@technosophos) November 25, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has advocated for collaborative efforts to tackle maritime insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea. President Buhari made the call at the first Global Maritime security conference which began yesterday in Abuja.
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— Daily Trust (@daily_trust) October 8, 2019
Try using collaborative!
Which of the following words could be considered an antonym of collaborative?
Example sentences from the Web for collaborative
“From the start it was a collaborative effort,” VanDyke says.‘Point and Shoot’ Captures the Birth of a Warrior on Film|Lloyd Grove|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In my view, this exacts a heavy toll on live performance, collaborative esthetics, and the variety of life and its expression.Van Dyke Parks on How Songwriters Are Getting Screwed in the Digital Age|Van Dyke Parks|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The designer follows in the collaborative footsteps of Pharrell Williams, Raf Simons, and Stella McCartney.Unretouched Photos From Lady Gaga’s Versace Campaign Leak; Mary Katrantzou Collaborates With Adidas|The Fashion Beast Team|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sessions are hands-on, open, and collaborative by design.Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks|Mike Miesen|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Derek and I met we were total strangers, so it took us awhile to learn to trust each other in a creative, collaborative way.Hardcore Mixed With Honey: ‘Bitter Rivals’ and the Evolution of Sleigh Bells|Amy Zimmerman|October 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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
A variety of different interests can be brought into focus through sharing and collaborative learning.
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
Collaborative effort needs to be brought to the forefront of the educational experience.