- collaborate ► VERB 1) work jointly on an activity or project. 2) cooperate traitorously with an enemy.DERIVATIVES collaboration noun collaborationist noun & adjective collaborative adjective collaborator noun.ORIGIN Latin collaborare 'work together' .
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Collaborator — or collaborators may refer to: Collaboration, working with others for a common goal Collaboration: Japanese Agents and Local Elites in Wartime China, a 2005 history book by Timothy Brook Collaborationism, working with an enemy occupier against… … Wikipedia
collaborator — UK US /kəˈlæbəreɪtər/ US / ṱɚ/ noun [C] ► a person who works together with others for a special purpose: »Even an expert can benefit from a collaborator to help eliminate mistakes … Financial and business terms
collaborator — col*lab o*ra tor, n. [L. collaborare to labor together; col + laborare to labor: cf. F. collaborateur.] 1. An associate in labor, especially in literary or scientific labor. [1913 Webster] 2. one who willingly cooperates with an enemy, especially … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Collaborator — Collaborator, lat., Mitarbeiter, in einigen deutschen Ländern Titel eines Lehrers an den unteren Gymnasialklassen … Herders Conversations-Lexikon
collaborator — index abettor, accessory, accomplice, assistant, associate, coactor, coadjutant, coconspirator, cohort … Law dictionary
collaborator — [n] person who works with another assistant, associate, colleague, confederate, co worker, fellow traveller, helper, partner, quisling, running dog, teammate, team player*; concepts 348,423 … New thesaurus
collaborator — UK [kəˈlæbəˌreɪtə(r)] / US [kəˈlæbəˌreɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms collaborator : singular collaborator plural collaborators 1) showing disapproval someone who secretly helps an enemy or opponent, for example by giving them information 2)… … English dictionary
collaborator — n. (historical and pejorative) a wartime collaborator * * * [kə læbəreɪtə] (historical and pejorative) a wartime collaborator … Combinatory dictionary
collaborator — [[t]kəlæ̱bəreɪtə(r)[/t]] collaborators 1) N COUNT: oft poss N A collaborator is someone that you work with to produce a piece of work, especially a book or some research. The Irvine group and their collaborators are testing whether lasers do the… … English dictionary
collaborator — noun 1) his collaborator on the book Syn: coworker, partner, associate, colleague, confederate; assistant 2) a wartime collaborator Syn: quisling, fraternizer, collaborationist, colluder, (enemy) sympathizer; … Thesaurus of popular words
collaborator — noun 1) his collaborator on the book Syn: co worker, partner, associate, colleague, confederate, assistant 2) a wartime collaborator Syn: sympathizer, traitor, quisling, fifth columnist … Synonyms and antonyms dictionary