collective work

Definition of "collective work"
  1. A compiled creation, like a magazine or encyclopedia, where separate, independent pieces are gathered into one publication under copyright law
How to use "collective work" in a sentence
  1. The literary magazine is a collective work, featuring stories from numerous authors.
  2. The encyclopedia is a collective work that brings together knowledge on a multitude of subjects.
  3. A music album, where multiple songs by different artists are compiled, can be considered as a collective work.

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