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collaborator Syllabification: col·lab·o·ra·tor
Pronunciation: /kəˈlabəˌrādər/

Definition of collaborator in English:


1A person who works jointly on an activity or project; an associate: his collaborator on the book
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  • Instead many were executed by a select group of seven to ten workshop collaborators.
  • Yet he prefers the company of women, many of whom have become his long-term collaborators.
  • The sanctity of our collaborators rubs off on us.
quisling, fraternizer, collaborationist, colluder, (enemy) sympathizer;
2A person who cooperates traitorously with an enemy; a defector: he was a collaborator during the occupation
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  • Earlier this year, Palestinians elsewhere in the occupied territories meted out justice to a convicted Arab collaborator.
  • The fascists had threatened to "try" him for being a collaborator with left-wing guerrillas.
  • The French state was ordered to reimburse the Nazi collaborator with court costs amounting to 30,000 euros.
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