from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cooperative.
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- n. A unit of a housing co-operative; a purchased apartment where the apartment owners collectively are responsible for maintenance of common areas and upkeep.
- n. Any co-operative, including housing, retail, utility, agricultural, banking or worker cooperatives.
- n. Any shop owned by a co-operative.
- n. A co-operative game, as opposed to a competitive game or deathmatch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a commercial enterprise run for the benefit of its owners.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners
Exhibitors also pay a portion of the cost of the display ads taken out by the studios in what is known as co-op advertising.
Ms. Wilder called the co-op, located on West 81st Street at Columbus Avenue, 'the ultimate pied-à-terre.'
Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal Ms. Stanley said the co-op, which is located in the Edgewater Park complex, pictured here, was used for her father's ventilation, air conditioning and chimney-cleaning business.
Cooperative education, which is also known as co-op education and co-op jobs, is becoming increasingly popular.
Described as a "co-op fantasy MMO shooter," it's a free-to-play browser game with an emphasis on loot.
Joan had helped organize a food co-op during our early years in Washington, and she was soon volunteering again.
Myra Lopez lived alone in a two-bedroom co-op apartment in Brooklyn, New York.
In December, William Lie Zeckendorf won a bidding war and paid $29.1 million for a five-bedroom co-op at 927 Fifth Ave., $3.1 million over the asking price.
Look for a co-op that will allow the purchase by a revocable trust or other business entity.
Gossip notwithstanding, serious issues arise in protecting the privacy and insuring the safety of a public figure or other high profile purchaser who is buying a co-op or condo.