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cooperative

noun Vox populi An organization whose members share purchasing clout, resources or other materials. See Health insurance purchasing.
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They do so co-operatively and now more than ever it is vital that working people bond together in co-operation.
The project, funded by the Welsh Government and the European Union, supports the centre's mission to develop sustainable businesses and strong inclusive communities by working co-operatively.
MANAMA: The GCC can play a decisive role in moving the region forward both economically and co-operatively, said HRH the Premier yesterday.
Obama told Wen their countries should work co-operatively toward balanced economic growth amid rising tensions over currency and trade.
The DoD has claimed that while they were 'working closely and co-operatively with the publisher and author' it was premature to say what might happen, the BBC reports.
The packer will be of considerable benefit to large individual flocks or to groups of producers who want to use one co-operatively.
Contrary to one media report, there is no conflict whatsoever with the Egyptian Government; indeed we are working co-operatively and constructively with the Egyptian Government and the port authorities to immediately solve the issue.
Speaking on the day, minister for the North East Nick Brown said: "We are used to working co-operatively in the North East and I am a firm believer in drawing together the work of the Government into single offices to make that co-operation more effective.
MANCHESTER, England, November 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking in Manchester following the speech by Rt Hon David Cameron MP in which he praised the Co-operative Group and the Co-operative College for their leadership in developing co-operatively owned schools in the UK, Dame Pauline Green, Chief Executive of Co-operativesUK, the body representing co-operatives across the country, made the following statement:
Midlands Co-op CEO John Fitzgerald added: "We regret that a small number of members of Raunds chose not to vote in favour, as the prospect of trading co-operatively is logical in such a competitive environment.
Therefore, I'm inviting all candidates from all parties to forman alliance on this issue, to work co-operatively and support the Llandudno Hospital Action Group.
The council's principal adviser for social inclusion Roger Lickfold said: "Where parents and carers need support and are working co-operatively with the educational welfare service the service remains committed to provide all available support.