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authorship

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noun au·thor·ship \ˈȯ-thər-ˌship\

Simple Definition of authorship

  • : the identity of the person who has written something

  • : the job or profession of writing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of authorship

  1. 1 :  the profession of writing

  2. 2 :  the source (as the author) of a piece of writing, music, or art

  3. 3 :  the state or act of writing, creating, or causing

Examples of authorship in a sentence

  1. His first attempt at authorship failed.



1710

First Known Use of authorship

1710


AUTHORSHIP Defined for Kids

authorship

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noun au·thor·ship \ˈȯ-thər-ˌship\

Definition of authorship for Students

  1. :  the profession of writing





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