collaborator

  • 1 Collaborator — or collaborators may refer to: Collaboration, working with others for a common goal Collaboration: Japanese Agents and Local Elites in Wartime China, a 2005 history book by Timothy Brook Collaborationism, working with an enemy occupier against… …

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  • 2 collaborator — UK US /kəˈlæbəreɪtər/ US  / ṱɚ/ noun [C] ► a person who works together with others for a special purpose: »Even an expert can benefit from a collaborator to help eliminate mistakes …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 collaborator — col*lab o*ra tor, n. [L. collaborare to labor together; col + laborare to labor: cf. F. collaborateur.] 1. An associate in labor, especially in literary or scientific labor. [1913 Webster] 2. one who willingly cooperates with an enemy, especially …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Collaborator — Collaborator, lat., Mitarbeiter, in einigen deutschen Ländern Titel eines Lehrers an den unteren Gymnasialklassen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 5 collaborator — index abettor, accessory, accomplice, assistant, associate, coactor, coadjutant, coconspirator, cohort …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 collaborator — [n] person who works with another assistant, associate, colleague, confederate, co worker, fellow traveller, helper, partner, quisling, running dog, teammate, team player*; concepts 348,423 …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 collaborator — UK [kəˈlæbəˌreɪtə(r)] / US [kəˈlæbəˌreɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms collaborator : singular collaborator plural collaborators 1) showing disapproval someone who secretly helps an enemy or opponent, for example by giving them information 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 collaborator — n. (historical and pejorative) a wartime collaborator * * * [kə læbəreɪtə] (historical and pejorative) a wartime collaborator …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 collaborator — [[t]kəlæ̱bəreɪtə(r)[/t]] collaborators 1) N COUNT: oft poss N A collaborator is someone that you work with to produce a piece of work, especially a book or some research. The Irvine group and their collaborators are testing whether lasers do the… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 collaborator — noun 1) his collaborator on the book Syn: coworker, partner, associate, colleague, confederate; assistant 2) a wartime collaborator Syn: quisling, fraternizer, collaborationist, colluder, (enemy) sympathizer; …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 11 collaborator — noun 1) his collaborator on the book Syn: co worker, partner, associate, colleague, confederate, assistant 2) a wartime collaborator Syn: sympathizer, traitor, quisling, fifth columnist …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 12 collaborator — collaborate, collaborator The primary meaning of the verb, ‘to work in conjunction with someone else’, can still be used despite the sinister overtones it acquired when used of cooperation with the enemy during the second World War. This is true… …

    Modern English usage

  • 13 Collaborator — Latin: medhjælper. Tidligere en tysk betegnelse for underlærer ved lærde skoler. En sådan havde sædvanligvis fire lærere: Rector, Conrector, Subrector og Collaborator. Således var det i i Hertugdømmet Slesvig til 1846 …

    Danske encyklopædi

  • 14 collaborator —    1. a traitor    He works disloyally for the conqueror, not loyally for another like minded person:     The English so often have these unknown French friends... Collaborators one and all. (N. Mitford, 1960)    Collaborationist is specific:     …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 15 collaborator — collaborate ► VERB 1) work jointly on an activity or project. 2) cooperate traitorously with an enemy. DERIVATIVES collaboration noun collaborationist noun & adjective collaborative adjective collaborator noun. ORIGIN Latin collab …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 collaborator — noun see collaborate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 collaborator — See collaboration. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 18 collaborator — noun a person who collaborates …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 collaborator — Synonyms and related words: Trojan horse, advertising writer, annalist, apostate, art critic, author, authoress, backslider, belletrist, bibliographer, bolter, coauthor, collaborationist, columnist, compiler, composer, convert, copywriter,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 collaborator — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. partner, contributor, co author, collaborationist; see assistant , associate , traitor . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. contributor, partner, coworker, colleague, *partner in crime, coauthor, confederate, quisling …

    English dictionary for students


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