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ghostwriteverb [T]

 us   /ˈɡoʊstˌrɑɪt/ (present participle ghostwriting, past tense ghostwrote  /ˈɡoʊstˌroʊt/ , past participle ghostwritten  /ˈɡoʊstˌrɪt·ən/ ) (also ghost,  /ɡoʊst/ )
to write a book, article, or speech for another person to use as his or her own
ghostwriter
noun [C]  us   /ˈɡoʊˌstrɑɪt̬·ər/
Carol worked as a ghostwriter for that radio talk-show host.
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ghostwriteverb [T]

uk   /ˈɡəʊst.raɪt/  us   /ˈɡoʊst.raɪt/ (also ghost)
to write a book or article, etc. for another person, so that that person can pretend it is his or her own or use it himself or herself: His autobiography was ghostwritten.
ghostwriter
noun [C] uk   /ˈɡəʊstˌraɪ.tər/  us   /ˈɡoʊstˌraɪ.t̬ɚ/
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