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1. A coordinated effort by two or more people or functional entities.
2. Process of working together toward a common end by various participants (for example, clinicians, researchers).
[L.L. collaboro, to work together, fr. col- (for com-, fr. cum, with, + laboro, to work]


Psychiatry A helping relationship between a family member and a mental health professional who share responsibility for a child with an emotional disorder
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With Vichy, of course, this was not some romanticism from afar; the collaborationist intellectuals were betraying their own country.
Threats to collaborationist chiefs and headmen also invoked historical memory.
Nakata Kunizo, on the other hand, represents the reluctant collaborationist.
occupation and collaborationist government have set up shop.
As the immediate victories of imperialism, and victories of its collaborationist third world allies, have driven masses of people into the direst forms of economic and social desperation, popular susceptibility to ethnic nationalism has increased.
Another example from a long-time patron of women's crafts illustrates how closely the penchant for protest and collaborationist attitudes were intertwined.
While Browning provides solid documentation about the Einsatzgruppen and the surprisingly large number of doctorates held by many within those special units, he suggests that their role in the Holocaust was relatively minimal when compared to the murderous efficiency of the Waffen SS, the Order Police, the Security Police, Lithuanian and Ukrainian collaborationist elements, and other such quasi military groups, which, in total, counted among their Jewish victims ten times the number of victims created by the Einsatzgruppen.
The linguistic evidence here points to a serious conclusion: even decades after these letters were written, the collaborationist vocabulary of many leading Vatican officials was not viewed as ethically problematic or politically questionable.
Asian, African, Latin American, and Middle Eastern topics of relevance are solicited, as well as collaboration and collaborationist themes, the home front, conscription, and dissent.
It is surely time" writes Witt, "to dispel once and for all the notion that Antigone represents the Resistance and Creon the collaborationist government" (229).
And on the other hand, Cavani's documentaries on World War II--including a history of the Third Reich, a portrait of women in the Resistance, and study of the collaborationist Vichy government in France--gave her a firm historical and cinematic ground from which to explore the impact of World War II on contemporary Europe, particularly in the three films that comprise the "German trilogy" (Il portiere di notte; Al di la bene e del male [Beyond Good Interno berlinese [1985]).
When the latest Afghan war began, Washington made no secret of its fear that a massive Western intervention in Afghanistan that overtly used Pakistan as a launching-pad might trigger major unrest or even a coup against a collaborationist regime.

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