[kuh-lab-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv]


characterized or accomplished by collaboration: collaborative methods; a collaborative report.

Origin of collaborative

Related formscol·lab·o·ra·tive·ly, adverbun·col·lab·o·ra·tive, adjectiveun·col·lab·o·ra·tive·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for collaborative

collective, joint, synergetic, synergic, synergistic

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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.

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    Frederick Palmer

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