Definition of authorship in English:


Syllabification: au·thor·ship
Pronunciation: /ˈôTHərˌSHip


  • 1The fact or position of someone’s having written a book or other written work: an investigation into the authorship of the Gospels joint authorship
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    • The point being that movies are a collaborative medium, works of joint authorship.
    • In particular, the court could not accept that Congress intended to extend joint authorship to, for example, editors and researchers.
    • Nearly half of the plays written for the public theatres during the early modern period were products of joint authorship.
  • 1.1The occupation of writing: he took to authorship
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    • Double Writing is a highly readable contribution to the study of authorship.
    • Few of them will claim that their work has any lasting significance, but they are nonetheless experiencing the thrill of authorship.
    • Such an emphasis on authorship is, by and large, a way to train young designers as thinkers - and not merely as service providers.

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