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authorship Syllabification: authorship
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːθəʃɪp/

Definition of authorship in English:

noun

1The state or fact of being the writer of a book, article, or document or the creator of a work of art: the single authorship of the book gives it a uniformity of style and a proper balance between chapters a number of paintings have been attributed to him on stylistic grounds, though his authorship is not certain
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  • "Event Zero" contained work of unclear authorship.
  • The symbols relate to their use, to their maker, and to the sources and authorship of the decorative engraving upon them.
  • This gesture is postmodern in the extreme, and the authorship of the work falls into ethical and discursive question.
1.1The occupation of writing: he took to authorship
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  • The collaborative aspects of Web 2.0 resources create peer-to-peer opportunities for authorship, content management, critical thinking, and the visualization of ideas.
  • Bagehot considered law and banking, but he also felt the lure of authorship.
  • Carnegie, who had practically retired from active life, abandoned his career of authorship and resumed his early trade.

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