Meaning of “collaborator” in the English Dictionary

"collaborator" in British English

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collaboratornoun [ C ]

uk /kəˈlæb.ə.reɪ.tər/ us /kəˈlæb.ə.reɪ.t̬ɚ/

collaborator noun [ C ] (ENEMY SUPPORTER)

disapproving a person who works with an enemy who has taken control of their country:

wartime collaborators
a Nazi collaborator

(Definition of “collaborator” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"collaborator" in Business English

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collaboratornoun [ C ]

uk /kəˈlæbəreɪtər/ us /-ṱɚ/

a person who works together with others for a special purpose:

Even an expert can benefit from a collaborator to help eliminate mistakes.

(Definition of “collaborator” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)