Definition of teamwork in English:



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

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