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I am very averse to bringing myself forward in print, but as my account will only appear as an appendage to a former production, and as it will be confined to such topics as have connection with my authorship alone, I can hardly accuse myself of a personal intrusion.
Mary Shelley

Meaning of "authorship" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AUTHORSHIP

authorship  [ˈɔːθəˌʃɪp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AUTHORSHIP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Authorship is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AUTHORSHIP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

authorship

Author

An author is broadly defined as "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created. Narrowly defined, an author is the originator of any written work and can also be described as a writer.

Definition of authorship in the English dictionary

The definition of authorship in the dictionary is the origin or originator of a written work, plan, etc. Other definition of authorship is the profession of writing books.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AUTHORSHIP


airship
ˈɛəˌʃɪp
ambassadorship
æmˈbæsədəˌʃɪp
censorship
ˈsɛnsəˌʃɪp
co-authorship
kəʊˈɔːθəˌʃɪp
conservatorship
ˈkɒnsəveɪtəˌʃɪp
controllership
kənˈtrəʊləˌʃɪp
curatorship
kjʊˈreɪtəˌʃɪp
dictatorship
dɪkˈteɪtəˌʃɪp
distributorship
dɪˈstrɪbjʊtəˌʃɪp
eldership
ˈeldəˌʃɪp
followership
ˈfɒləʊəˌʃɪp
governorship
ˈɡʌvənəˌʃɪp
lectureship
ˈlɛktʃəˌʃɪp
mastership
ˈmɑːstəˌʃɪp
membership
ˈmɛmbəˌʃɪp
ministership
ˈmɪnɪstəˌʃɪp
preceptorship
prɪˈsɛptəˌʃɪp
ridership
ˈraɪdəˌʃɪp
rulership
ˈruːləˌʃɪp
tutorship
ˈtjuːtəˌʃɪp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AUTHORSHIP

authorise
authoriser
authorish
authorism
authoritarian
authoritarianism
authoritative
authoritatively
authoritativeness
authorities
authority
authorizable
authorization
authorize
authorized
authorized capital
Authorized Version
authorizer
authorless
autism

WORDS THAT END LIKE AUTHORSHIP

dealership
entrepreneurship
home ownership
joint ownership
leadership
limited partnership
mentorship
ownership
partnership
place of worship
premiership
proprietorship
readership
relationship
scholarship
shared ownership
sponsorship
starship
survivorship
warship
worship

Synonyms and antonyms of authorship in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «authorship» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AUTHORSHIP

Find out the translation of authorship to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of authorship from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «authorship» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

作者
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

autoría
570 millions of speakers

English

authorship
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ग्रन्थकारिता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التأليف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

авторство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

autoria
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

authorless
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

paternité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak berwibawa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Urheberschaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

原作者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

저자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ora resmi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nghề viết sách
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

authorless
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आळशी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

müellifsiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

paternità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

autorstwo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

авторство
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

autor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πατρότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

outeurskap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upphovs
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forfatterskap
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of authorship

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AUTHORSHIP»

The term «authorship» is very widely used and occupies the 22.890 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AUTHORSHIP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about authorship

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9 QUOTES WITH «AUTHORSHIP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word authorship.
1
Misha Collins
When you are acting, you are just one piece of the puzzle. You don't see how everything fits together. It feels like you have less authorship over the entire product. In directing, you take the entire picture into account, so you're challenged in a different way.
2
Asa Gray
I proceed with the proper subject of this discourse; namely, the further changes in scientific belief, which have occurred within my own recollection, even since the time when I first aspired to authorship, now forty- five years ago.
3
Nina Jacobson
There's as much great authorship in the filmmaker community as in the literary community, and I'd love to welcome more filmmakers into the fold.
4
David Knopfler
I didn't really escape that gravity until I moved 300 miles south to go to college at 18, where authorship no longer seemed something liable to induce vengeful punishment.
5
Mark Rylance
So there's a lot of people tied into believing that the traditional response to the authorship question. In terms of actors, some people get very angry about it.
6
Mark Rylance
And people do enjoy the plays at completely different levels. And, likewise, they enjoy the authorship question... at completely different levels.
7
George Sand
The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession.
8
Mary Shelley
I am very averse to bringing myself forward in print, but as my account will only appear as an appendage to a former production, and as it will be confined to such topics as have connection with my authorship alone, I can hardly accuse myself of a personal intrusion.
9
George Wald
We are the products of editing, rather than of authorship.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AUTHORSHIP»

Discover the use of authorship in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to authorship and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Construction of Authorship: Textual Appropriation in Law ...
This volume argues that contemporary copyright law, rooted as it is in a nineteenth-century Romantic understanding of the author as a solitary creative genius, may be inapposite to the realities of cultural production.
Martha Woodmansee, Peter Jaszi, 1994
2
Theories of Authorship
Theories of Authorship: A Reader The figure of the author has been central in film theory and criticism over the past thirty years. John Caughie documents the major stages in the debate about film authorship, and introduces recent writing on ...
John Caughie, 2013
3
The Authorship of Shakespeare's Plays: A Socio-linguistic Study
This book introduces a new method for determining the authorship of Renaissance plays.
Jonathan Hope, 1994
4
Animation: Genre and Authorship
The book also includes interviews with Ray Harryhausen and Caroline Leaf, and a full "timeline" of the history of animation.
Paul Wells, 2002
5
J.M. Coetzee and the Paradox of Postcolonial Authorship
Illuminating J.M. Coetzee's preoccupation, from Dusklands to Diary of a Bad Year, with the paradox of postcolonial authorship centering on the authority authorship engenders, Jane Poyner examines Coetzee's line of author-narrators to trace ...
Dr Jane Poyner, 2013
6
Scientific Authorship: Credit and Intellectual Property in ...
What does it mean to patent genetic material? Documenting the emergence of authorship, authorship's limits and its fragmentation, "Scientific Authorship" offers a collective history of a complex relationship.
Mario Biagioli, Peter Galison, 2003
7
Multiple Authorship and the Myth of Solitary Genius
This is a study of the collaborative creation behind literary works that are usually considered to be written by a single author.
Jack Stillinger Center for Advanced Study Professor of English University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991
8
Authorship: from Plato to the postmodern : a reader
The first collection to gather together the essential material in the twentieth-century debate, this work also represents the major historical shifts in conceptions of authorship from the Classical age through to current debates concerning ...
Seán Burke, 1995
9
Openness, Secrecy, Authorship: Technical Arts and the ...
Although Long's study follows a chronological development, this is not merely a general work. Long is able to examine events and sources within their historical context and locale.
Pamela O. Long, 2003
10
Authorship and Film
First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
David A. Gerstner, Janet Staiger, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AUTHORSHIP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term authorship is used in the context of the following news items.
1
So Just Who Owns The Copyright To That Film?
Merkin, and held that unless joint authorship was actually intended by two or more parties, the copyright to a film could only be owned by one ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
2
"Zorro" Trademark Declared Invalid in Europe
The question of copyright is another matter as copyright law protects works of authorship while trademark law protects the sourcing of goods ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jul 15»
3
Just a Researcher in the Crowd
... researchers involved in team science projects receive the same credit for a middle authorship as they do for a senior authorship when they ... «GenomeWeb, Jul 15»
4
Our top ten Greek tragedies in writing
With question marks over its authorship and date, most scholars attribute the work to Aeschylus. The Odyssey, Homer The second major epic ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
5
McCartney On Lennon
Although the Lennon/McCartney credit seems almost as familiar as an old friend, the listing doesn't accurately describe every song's authorship ... «Pollstar, Jul 15»
6
Poem of the week: The Silver Swan by Anon
The authorship of the poem, too, is sometimes attributed to Gibbons, without much evidence. His patron, Christopher Hatton, is another ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
7
Obsessing About Records: Yoga and the Guinness Book
... International Yoga Day should be marked by India claiming, in some distinct fashion, ownership and exclusive authorship of the idea of yoga. «Fair Observer, Jul 15»
8
When Smart People Do Stupid Things
The finance committee co-chairs added the provision but deny authorship; they say there were “multiple requests.” Democrats, of course, are ... «Ricochet.com, Jul 15»
9
Paint by User reveals the Web's true colors
Watch it create and delete itself for long enough, and it also becomes a commentary on authorship and domination, as one brushstroke ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
10
No Directions For WIPO Copyright Committee, Despite Positive Mood
Iran, for its part, said, “We believe that there is a need for protection of authorship and expanding opportunities for participation in cultural life. «Intellectual Property Watch, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Authorship [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/authorship>. Apr 2020 ».
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