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authorship

noun [U]     /ˈɔː.θə.ʃɪp/ US  /ˈɑː.θɚ-/
the state or fact of being the person who wrote a particular book, article, play, etc.: The article is of unknown authorship (= it is not known who wrote it). She is being attacked for her authorship of the policy document.People who write for work or pleasure
(Definition of authorship noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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