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cowrite

Syllabification: co·write
Pronunciation: /kōˈrīt
 
, ˈkōˌrīt
 
/

Definition of cowrite in English:

verb

[with object]
Write (something) with another person: the movie is based on a story he cowrote with his wife
More example sentences
  • Even when you're working from another person's material, you usually write or co-write the script.
  • She became their most frequent collaborator, writing or co-writing twenty of Ivory's twenty-five features to date.
  • Critics and fans tend to feel an artist is more ‘legitimate’ if they write or co-write their own material.

Derivatives

cowriter

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Hall and her co-writers wrongly imagined that the audience was made up of people with Hollywood-style values.
  • But the thing is, Hamad, I don't think that you and your co-writers fall into that bracket.
  • Homer, they maintain, for example, was merely a convenient name for a group of Mediterranean co-writers.

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