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English definition of “co-author”


verb [T] (US coauthor)     /kəʊˈɔː.θər/ US  /koʊˈɑː.θɚ/
to write a book, article, report, etc. together with another person or other people: Robert and his daughter have co-authored a diet book specifically written for young women.
(Definition of co-author verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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