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authorship

noun au·thor·ship \ˈ-thər-ˌship\

: the identity of the person who has written something

: the job or profession of writing

Full Definition of AUTHORSHIP

1
:  the profession of writing
2
:  the source (as the author) of a piece of writing, music, or art
3
:  the state or act of writing, creating, or causing

Examples of AUTHORSHIP

  1. His first attempt at authorship failed.

First Known Use of AUTHORSHIP

1710

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