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collaborate

col·lab·o·rate

collaborate

 
 
pronunciation:
k lae b reIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: collaborated, collaborates, collaborating
definition 1: to cooperate or work with someone else, esp. on an artistic or intellectual project.
A team of professors from five universities collaborated on the project.He collaborated with another composer on the film's musical score.
similar words:
cooperate, coordinate
definition 2: to cooperate or work with an enemy force, esp. one occupying one's own country.
They suspected that the mayor of the village was collaborating with the enemy.After the war, some citizens took revenge on those who had collaborated with the former occupiers.
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derivation: collaborator (n.)
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