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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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Kagesa had played an important role in the "Peace Movement" and in helping Wang establish his collaborationist regime.
The compilers of the list might then consider grading the collaborationists by the gravity of their activities, or at least dividing them into ''active'' and ''passive'' groups.
Circumstantial evidence suggesting collaborationist tendencies on the part of Barjavel is reinforced by very strong parallels that exist between the ideas promoted by the author's popular science fiction novel and policies that were pushed and put into effect by the Vichy regime.
They note that what they call "political Islam" dominates both sides in the Iraq war--the collaborationist regime and the armed "resistance.
Despite what one often hears, there were no 'Polish concentration camps', and there was no collaborationist government, as in Vichy France or in Norway.
The strongly negative treatment of le 14 juillet by Vichy officials and the organs of the mainstream authorized press appeared moderate when set alongside that of the French national socialists, traditionalists and counter-revolutionaries who constituted many of the leading collaborationist forces.
It is a gradual reoccupation, similar to what Israel has done in the West Bank, a methodical destruction of Palestinian institutions and an Israeli attempt to turn the Gaza Strip into a large "prison" surrounded by Israeli presence on all sides, and where a collaborationist government will rule in a similar manner to what took place in South Africa in the past.
Despite advancements in productivity and industrial efficiency without the punitive or collaborationist sting of wartime, the case appears here as a "failure" (pp.
Cannon's collaborationist position stood in sharp contrast to the hard-headed pragmatism of his successor, Marvin Miller.
It affords shelter to the prosperous and venal: British agents and American socialites are as happy there as collaborationist Belgian coal barons and Germans whose task it is to impose a cultural policy on all too willing French intellectuals.
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.
The past few years have seen an avalanche of books on France under German occupation and the collaborationist regime headquartered at the resort town of Vichy from 1940 to 1944.

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