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.’
    • ‘A great summer of sport has yielded some interesting lessons on the mechanics of teamwork and the magic of management.’
    • ‘This group wants the workplace to be fun and to have a strong sense of teamwork.’
    • ‘I have learnt a lot about effective teamwork in split geographical locations.’
    • ‘Teams from different disciplines emphasise teamwork and cooperation in a modern hospital.’
    • ‘There was, he said, a great sense of teamwork at the school, all of which was put at the service of the students.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The policy was intended to weed out underperformers and build a sense of teamwork.’
    • ‘Effective teamwork between doctors and nurses need not entail one group taking over the work of the other.’
    • ‘There is a definite sense of teamwork, of pride and of relief that they returned safely.’
    • ‘They need to have a sense of teamwork, one arrived at by discussion and joint action.’
    • ‘It is also used in exploring leadership and teamwork, in industry, in churches and other organisations.’
    • ‘Others he taught important things like rugby, teamwork, discipline and respect.’
    • ‘Pupils are well taught through the effective teamwork of teachers and assistants.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘There was a great deal of organising and teamwork to get the promotion going.’
    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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