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Definition of co-author in English:


A joint author: an American teacher who later became his wife and co-author
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  • As a co-author of that document, I would like to clarify points raised in both articles.
  • National Guard biologists work with specialists from outside the military and sometimes appear as co-authors on the final studies.
  • I'm working on one now, but my three co-authors are dead and the first planning document is missing.


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Be a joint author of (a book, paper, or report): it was the third book I had co-authored on English grammar
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  • He has co-authored four books, and produced papers on various aspects of law.
  • While she claims that she will no longer edit his books, he said, ‘I am looking forward to co-authoring some books with her.’
  • Towards that end, he and I have been slowly co-authoring a paper on blogs and politics.
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