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collaborate

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Definition work together on a common enterprise or project

or more rarely and especially in the form collaborator:  cooperate with the enemy as a traitor
  • The websites lets you collaborate with others on documents.
collaborate = work together on a common enterprise or project
  • Students are encouraged to collaborate for this project.
  • collaborate = work together
  • The building is designed to facilitate and encourage collaboration.
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • She collaborated with the Nazis when they occupied Paris.
  • The People's Prosecutor, in collaboration with Comrade Mundt, will no doubt consider what action is to be taken against...
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • collaboration = the act of working together
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • But in the crystal shop you probably realized that even the glasses were collaborating in your success.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • collaborating = working together
  • Without any further prompting they confessed that they had been secretly in touch with Snowball ever since his expulsion, that they had collaborated with him in destroying the windmill, and that they had entered into an agreement with him to hand over Animal Farm to Mr. Frederick.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • collaborated = work together
  • For Mademoiselle Stangerson had already begun to collaborate with her father in his work.
    Leroux, Gaston  --  The Mystery of the Yellow Room
  • "We'll collaborate," cried Owen delightedly.
    Montgomery, Lucy Maud  --  Anne's House of Dreams
  • All the press releases about our collaborating with John Galt don't seem to make any difference.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • They contained too many painful truths about the collaboration of defeated Russians, Poles, Ukrainians, Latvians and Jews with the German Nazis.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • It's all a collaboration of Kafka and Mark Twain and Martini.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • To Dodge, anyone who had collaborated with his father's murderers was an enemy.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • Some collaboration has to take place in the mind between the woman and the man before the art of creation can be accomplished.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One's Own
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • It came to this; the man under sentence was obliged to collaborate mentally, it was in his interest that all should go off without a hitch.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • That is to say, I collaborated in writing it.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Once we realized we were working on similar notions, we collaborated a bit.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • The International Space Station is a collaboration of sixteen nations—and one of our primary partners was our sworn enemy only a few decades ago.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Young accused Swann of being a traitor to the workers, an opportunist, a collaborator with the police, and an adherentof Trotsky.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • He'll handle the criminal end, I'll specialize in divorce, and we'll collaborate on corporate skulduggery.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky

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