Definition of authorship
1 : the profession of writing
2 : the source (such as the author) of a piece of writing, music, or art
3 : the state or act of writing, creating, or causing
Examples of authorship in a Sentence
His first attempt at authorship failed.
Recent Examples of authorship from the Web
The earliest apparent twist in this retelling is one of authorship.
First, given how important publications are for getting an entry-level faculty position, the trend in co-authorship deserves more attention.
IOCOSE reclaims the authorship of the new installation and reminds viewers of Ai Weiwei’s previous statement: ‘
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First Known Use of authorship
AUTHORSHIP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of authorship for English Language Learners
: the identity of the person who has written something
: the job or profession of writing
AUTHORSHIP Defined for Kids
Definition of authorship for Students
: the profession of writing
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