collaboration

[kuh-lab-uh-rey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act or process of collaborating.
2.
a product resulting from collaboration: This dictionary is a collaboration of many minds.

Origin:
1855–60; < French < Late Latin collabōrāt(us) (see collaborate) + French -ion -ion

noncollaboration, noun
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collaboration (kəˌlæbəˈreɪʃən)
 
n (often foll by on, with, etc)
1.  the act of working with another or others on a joint project
2.  something created by working jointly with another or others
3.  the act of cooperating as a traitor, esp with an enemy occupying one's own country
 
collaborationist
 
n

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Word Origin & History

collaboration
1860, noun of action from collaborate. In a bad sense, "tratorious cooperation with an occupying enemy," it is recorded from 1940; earliest references are to the Vichy Government of France.
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Example sentences
These collaborations succeed because they combine complementary elements.
Thanks to a series of smart collaborations, the hollowed-out motor city may be
  slowly growing back.
In many cases they had collaborations with the local police.
Lanza has high hopes for the stem cells and has numerous collaborations in the
  works.
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