Definition of teamwork in English:

teamwork

noun

mass noun
  • The combined action of a group, especially when effective and efficient.

    ‘my group has a good sense of teamwork’
    • ‘I have learnt a lot about effective teamwork in split geographical locations.’
    • ‘Efficient and effective teamwork in the industry of moving people is paramount to success.’
    • ‘It is also used in exploring leadership and teamwork, in industry, in churches and other organisations.’
    • ‘Effective teamwork between doctors and nurses need not entail one group taking over the work of the other.’
    • ‘Pupils are well taught through the effective teamwork of teachers and assistants.’
    • ‘There was, he said, a great sense of teamwork at the school, all of which was put at the service of the students.’
    • ‘It demonstrates a keen sense of togetherness and teamwork on behalf of the ensemble.’
    • ‘Secondly, the senior doctors displayed little aptitude for leadership or teamwork.’
    • ‘Yet he believed the recruiter telling him he would learn teamwork and leadership skills in the Army.’
    • ‘Stories paint a picture of a player who understands the meaning of teamwork.’
    • ‘Others he taught important things like rugby, teamwork, discipline and respect.’
    • ‘It can encourage leadership skills, teamwork and bonding in some, but also bullying and cheating in others.’
    • ‘They need to have a sense of teamwork, one arrived at by discussion and joint action.’
    • ‘There is a definite sense of teamwork, of pride and of relief that they returned safely.’
    • ‘Teams from different disciplines emphasise teamwork and cooperation in a modern hospital.’
    • ‘There was a great deal of organising and teamwork to get the promotion going.’
    • ‘This sense of teamwork extended over when the player of the game was selected by the coaches.’
    • ‘A great summer of sport has yielded some interesting lessons on the mechanics of teamwork and the magic of management.’
    • ‘The policy was intended to weed out underperformers and build a sense of teamwork.’
    • ‘This group wants the workplace to be fun and to have a strong sense of teamwork.’
    collaboration, working together, joint action, combined effort, mutual support, partnership, coopetition, coordination, liaison, association, synergy, unity, concurrence, concord, accord, understanding, give and take, compromise
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Pronunciation

teamwork

/ˈtiːmwəːk/