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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Authorship \Au"thor*ship\, n.
1. The quality or state of being an author; function or
dignity of an author.
2. Source; origin; origination; as, the authorship of a book
or review, or of an act, or state of affairs.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of
therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
[syn: writing, authorship, composition, penning]
2: the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; "the
authorship of the theory is disputed" [syn: authorship,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
51 Moby Thesaurus words for "authorship":
artistry, authorcraft, automatic writing, beginning,
cacoethes scribendi, coinage, composition, conception, concoction,
contrivance, contriving, creation, creative effort,
creative writing, devising, drama-writing, editorial-writing,
essay-writing, expository writing, fabrication,
facility in writing, feature-writing, generation, graphomania,
graphorrhea, graphospasm, hatching, improvisation, inditement,
invention, journalism, libretto-writing, literary artistry,
literary composition, literary power, literary production,
literary talent, making do, mintage, novel-writing, origination,
pen, pencraft, playwriting, ready pen, rewriting,
short-story writing, skill with words, technical writing,
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