Meaning of “co-author” in the English Dictionary

"co-author" in British English

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co-authornoun [ C ]

uk /kəʊˈɔː.θər/ us /koʊˈɑː.θɚ/

co-authorverb [ T ]

uk /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” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)