Complete Definition of "architect"

Image:Architect.png|thumb|right|An architect at a drawing board.
English

Etymology
From AGr. polytonic|ἀρχιτέκτων “master builder”

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-architect.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
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  1. A professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction.

#:Plato made the causes of things to be matter, ideas, and an efficient architect.

  1. A person who plans, devises or contrives the achievement of a desired result.

#:Peisistratus was the first architect of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

Derived terms
architecture
software architect
naval architect

Translations
trans-top|a designer of buildings
Albanian: arkitekt m, arkitekte f
Czech: architekt m, architektka f
Dutch: architect m
Finnish: arkkitehti
French: architecte m, f
German: Architekt m, Architektin f
Greek: αρχιτέκτονας c
Hebrew: אדריכל romanization of Hebrew|adrikhál m, אדריכלית romanization of Hebrew|adrikhalít f
Italian: architetto m, f
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Japanese: 建築家 (kenchikuka)
Latin: architectus
Portuguese: arquiteto m, arquiteta f
Russian: архитектор (arχit'éktor) m, зодчий (zódčij) m
Scottish Gaelic: ailteir m, ailtire m, dealbhadair thogalach m
Spanish: arquitecto
Swedish: arkitekt c
Turkish: mimar
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trans-top|a planner
Albanian: arkitekt m, arkitekte f
Finnish: arkkitehti, suunnittelija
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Portuguese: arquiteto m, arquiteta f
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ttbc|Latin: architectus

Verb
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  1. transitive To design, plan, or orchestrate.

#: He architected the military coup against the government.

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