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collaborator (n.)

1802, "an associate in labor, one who works with another," from French collaborateur (which also sometimes was used in English), from Latin collaboratus, past participle of collaborare "to work with," from assimilated form of com "with" (see com-) + laborare "to work" (see labor (v.)).

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Definitions of collaborator from WordNet

collaborator (n.)
someone who assists in a plot;
Synonyms: confederate / henchman / partner in crime
collaborator (n.)
someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force;
Synonyms: collaborationist / quisling
collaborator (n.)
an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest;
the musician and the librettist were collaborators
Synonyms: cooperator / partner / pardner
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