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collaboration

noun uk   /kəˌlæb.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ us  

collaboration noun (WORKING WITH)

C1 [C or U] the situation of two or more people working together to create or achieve the same thing: The two playwrights worked in close collaboration (with each other) on the script. The new airport is a collaboration between two of the best architects in the country.

collaboration noun (HELPING AN ENEMY)

[U] disapproving the situation of people working with an enemy who has taken control of their country: She was accused of collaboration.
(Definition of collaboration from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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