Non co-operation

noncooperation

[non-koh-op-uh-rey-shuhn]
noun
1.
failure or refusal to cooperate.
2.
a method or practice, as that established in India by Gandhi, of showing opposition to acts or policies of the government by refusing to participate in civic and political life or to obey governmental regulations. Compare civil disobedience ( def 1 ), passive resistance.
Also, nonco-operation.


Origin:
1785–95; non- + cooperation

noncooperative [non-koh-op-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv] , adjective
noncooperator, noun
noncooperationist, noun
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noncooperation (ˌnɒnkəʊˌɒpəˈreɪʃən)
 
n
1.  failure or refusal to cooperate
2.  refusal to pay taxes, obey government decrees, etc, as a protest
 
noncooperative
 
adj
 
nonco'operator
 
n

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