May 13, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
collaborate /kəˈlæbəˌreɪt/ verb
collaborate
/kəˈlæbəˌreɪt/
verb

collaborates; collaborated; collaborating

The students are collaborating on the project.
The students are collaborating on the project.
Learner's definition of COLLABORATE

[no object]

1 : to work with another person or group in order to achieve or do something

  • The two companies agreed to collaborate.

— often + on or in

  • They collaborated on a book about dogs.

  • The pair collaborated with each other on the film.

  • Several doctors collaborated in the project.

— sometimes followed by to + verb

  • They collaborated to write a book.

2 disapproving : to give help to an enemy who has invaded your country during a war

  • He was suspected of collaborating with the occupying army.

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