In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(obliging)(attitude) de colaboración(attitude) cooperativohe was very cooperative — se mostró muy dispuesto a cooperar / a colaborar
- the children weren't very cooperative — los niños pusieron poco de su parte
- It develops self-motivated learners and responsible, co-operative and caring adults.
- To my surprise most people were fairly co-operative, and no one even complained about the scoring system.
- Come on folks, let us be co-operative and considerate towards others!
- He is also a very co-operative and accommodating person and a joy to have around.
- The company are appealing for your support in this matter and would like a full and co-operative response from the public at large.
- I feel we ought to at least appear co-operative to minimise the scrutiny about the complaints.
- She has been co-operative and compliant with completing this Parenting Capacity Assessment.
- So they won't be very cooperative if our goal is just to get them to stop building.
- Yet since the contracts in question have already been written, a co-operative response from the developers is essential if the new approach is to succeed.
- Needless to say, not only are they compliant, cooperative, and suggestible, but most have already made up their minds in volunteering to help out and do exactly as they are told.
- He said most hotels were co-operative and normally helped travel agencies find other accommodation when forced to close or when under redecoration.
- Participants should act in a timely and co-operative manner to prevent, detect and respond to security incidents.
- They were very co-operative and helpful but their recollection was poor.
- He is cooperative but still uncomfortable with the responsibility.
- So there's been some evidence that they're moving toward a more cooperative position with the United States.
- This was in response to reports that they were not being fully cooperative.
- Moreover, patient care may be compromised: informed patients are likely to be more cooperative and compliant and recover more quickly.
- The first team was very responsive and cooperative in updating data.
- The partner institutions have been consistently cooperative and responsive.
- Your client did not really display any very co-operative attitude towards the police officer.
- The earlier interest in voluntary associational schemes, such as land settlement communes and cooperative enterprises, lapsed.
- In this respect, the development of co-operative regimes for the common management of international watercourses has not yet been sufficiently comprehensive or effective.
- At independence, the government set up cooperative farms and made some attempt to redistribute land under a socialist model.
- Much more common are cooperative agreements between local TV stations and the newspapers in those communities, says Northwestern's Gordon.
- These co-operative businesses boosted the local economy in the eighties and even led to the improvement of infrastructure in the area.
- We need a water policy, which recognises that water management must involve communities and households to become the biggest cooperative enterprise in the country.
- Clearly he cannot do it alone and a remedy to this new cash crisis will only come as a joint co-operative effort by everyone concerned.
- Eight members of our faculty carried on cooperative housekeeping.
- Farmers can give away control of their cooperative businesses, but it cannot be taken away from them.
- Increasingly, firms are changing the way they do business, away from one-off transactions which are individually negotiated, towards ongoing co-operative relationships.
- The model here is that of a cooperative or mutual society.
- Some of these relationships are competitive, predatorial, and parasitic; others are mutual, cooperative, and supportive.
- In 1889 he settled in Ireland and began preaching co-operative farming.
- Such top-down control over reproduction is a common feature of cooperative animal societies.
- Second, they are more likely to have members committed to cooperative organization than are coops founded when socialist ideology is weak.
- The co-operative commonwealth itself is, they insist, for the distant future.
- This led to the creation of large, industrialized, cooperative farms.
- Personal responsibility, used in this way, is opposed to the concept of an inter-dependent and mutually co-operative community.
- According to the tribe, their cooperative businesses have turned a profit every year since 1986.
- There was no street trading, only large state-managed outlets for the distribution of goods from state-controlled co-operative farms and industries.
- Respondents agreed the work still remains a cooperative business.
- The authors address this question by exploring activities that are interactive, cooperative, and collaborative.
- He also admitted that it would probably take two or three decades for the peasant to be convinced that cooperative agriculture would be more efficient.
- The land was once used by local Mexican farmers as public-owned cooperative farms.
- It's one of the leading states embracing the cooperative business model.
- My friends Max and Bill, both woodworkers, were sharing a cooperative woodworking shop on the North Side, and it had an opening.
- These have poured in from Vietnam, where cooperative farming produces much cheaper rice.
- In India, these are cooperative farms or fishing enterprises, created by the movement.
- Of course, we do have some international institutions that are making progress toward cooperative solutions.
- He spent six months in the country working on a co-operative farm.
- According to the current legislation, neither cooperative farms nor leaseholders can use the land as a guarantee for a loan.
- Both countries agreed to work towards a constructive and cooperative relationship for the twenty-first century.
- We live in a civil society with people working for cooperative goals.
- I'm starting to see a trend in game design away from one-winner-take-all games and more towards cooperative games which can have multiple winners or no winners at all.
- Teams that had developed collectivist rather than individualistic values were found to have cooperative goals.
- It is oriented specifically toward adoption of cooperative learning in postsecondary settings.
- Likewise, not every situation is suited for a cooperative business structure.
- The conversations we are imagining are cooperative attempts to find joint solutions to common problems.
- ‘The changes are a step back to the state-controlled cooperative farms,’ he said.
- Toward this effort the United States has cooperative agreements with many other nations to intercept drug activity.
3(collective)(farm) en régimen de cooperativacooperative society/store — cooperativa feminine
- cooperative building
1cooperativa feminineagricultural cooperative — cooperativa agraria
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