Definition of collabo in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəˈlabəʊ/

noun (plural collabos)

1(Chiefly in the context of the German occupation of France during the Second World War) a person who collaborates with an enemy; a collaborator: they meted out rough justice to collabos in areas freed of German control [as modifier]: confiscated collabo properties
French, from collaborateur
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  • Would you have been a resistant, or a collabo?
  • They follow the despised "collabo" into exile, as he desperately tries to cross devastated Germany in the last months of the war in order to reach the safe haven of Denmark.
  • Indeed, women returning from concentration camps were often mistaken for collabos because of their shaven heads and the headscarves or turbans they wore to cover it up.
2 informal Something produced by two or more people working together, especially a piece of music; a collaboration: the trio won a Grammy for their hit collabo with the Gorillaz
1990s: abbreviation of collaboration
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  • Anyway, the collabo is going to be a new version of the Arctic Monkeys' hit I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor.
  • His collabo, Breathe with Blu Cantrell, is a dance floor hit.
  • The site has had, for some time now, a strange fascination with the Christo and Jean-Claude collabo.

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