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adjective as in not cooperative

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The figures include only public school districts and regional special education cooperatives, not private schools.

Land O’ Lakes is a cooperative owned by farmers and others in the agriculture industry, putting Ford in close touch with the needs of rural communities.

From Fortune

Other examples may include a condominium, where the roof, basement, and some of the major systems are the responsibility of management, and a cooperative, which often requires an inspection by the building manager.

The farmers sell their beans to local cooperatives, or often to traders who pass by on motorbikes, buy their product and then resell them up the chain.

From Fortune

Australia does not have a formal free trade agreement with the EU, but it does have a slew of cooperative agreements — which the UK wouldn’t have if it left on January 1 without a deal.

From Vox

A U.S. diplomat once spoke with bitterness of the breadth of his power when negotiating with an uncooperative dictator.

He bragged in the same interview that he had once knocked out an uncooperative horse with a single punch.

But as an uncooperative member of an uncooperative minority, he has little ability to move legislation.

Gongaware had past dealings with Jackson, though, and he had a plan to handle their uncooperative star.

Airport officials chased four-year-old girl after calling an uncooperative suspect.

Because it is almost unknown country: there are indications that the heathen who occupy it are uncooperative.

They were exceedingly uncooperative at first, and Ross was glad he had tried to move only from his bunk to a waiting chair.

He had his mind set on a certain young lady who lived there, but up to this time she had been uncooperative.

His friends told him that his uncooperative attitude was bound to get him into trouble.

Unless their conduct is considered intolerably uncooperative, they are not denied the ordinary prison privileges.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uncooperative, such as: contrary, and perverse.

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