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
an association formed and operated for the benefit of those using it
- I tried to call Mr. Cooper, but the line is busy.
- A maker or repairer of barrels and tubs; a cooper.
- Above them was a central bureau of cooperatives.
- Speciality: Product structure: tinning cooper etc.
- What became of Mr. and Mrs. Cooper?
- Dairy cooperatives not do a good job?