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 for collaborator
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  collaborator \col*lab"o*ra`tor\, n. [L. collaborare to labor
     together; col- + laborare to labor: cf. F. collaborateur.]
     1. An associate in labor, especially in literary or
        scientific labor.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. one who willingly cooperates with an enemy, especially an
        enemy nation occupying one's own country.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who assists in a plot [syn: confederate,
           collaborator, henchman, partner in crime]
      2: someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force [syn:
         collaborator, collaborationist, quisling]
      3: an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common
         interest; "the musician and the librettist were
         collaborators"; "sexual partners" [syn: collaborator,
         cooperator, partner, pardner]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "collaborator":
     Trojan horse, advertising writer, annalist, apostate, art critic,
     author, authoress, backslider, belletrist, bibliographer, bolter,
     coauthor, collaborationist, columnist, compiler, composer, convert,
     copywriter, creative writer, critic, crypto, dance critic,
     defector, deserter, diarist, drama critic, dramatist,
     encyclopedist, essayist, fellow traveler, fifth column,
     fifth columnist, fraternizer, free lance, free-lance writer, ghost,
     ghostwriter, humorist, inditer, literary artist,
     literary craftsman, literary critic, literary man, litterateur,
     logographer, magazine writer, man of letters, monographer, mugwump,
     music critic, newspaperman, novelettist, novelist, pamphleteer,
     penwoman, poet, prose writer, proselyte, quisling, recidivist,
     recreant, renegade, renegado, renegate, reversionist, reviewer,
     runagate, saboteur, scenario writer, scenarist, schismatic, scribe,
     scriptwriter, seceder, secessionist, security risk, separatist,
     short-story writer, storyteller, strikebreaker, subversive,
     technical writer, tergiversant, tergiversator, traitor, turnabout,
     turncoat, turntail, underground, word painter, wordsmith, writer

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