Complete Definition of "author"

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English

rank|simply|terrible|Tom|858|author|authority|pleasant|forget

Etymology
From AF. autour, from OF. autor, from L. auctor, from augere âto increaseâ, âto originateâ

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËÉËθÉ/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËÉËθÉ/
audio|en-us-author.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËθÉ(r)|-ÉËθÉ(r)

Noun
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  1. The originator or creator of a work, especially a literary composition; a writer.
  2. Source of information.

Translations
trans-top|originator or creator of a work
French: auteur m
German: Autor m, Autorin f
Hindi: लà¥à¤à¤ (lekhak) m/लà¥à¤à¤¿à¤à¤¾ (lekhika) f
Icelandic: höfundur m, rithöfundur m
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Marathi: लà¥à¤à¤ (lekhak) m/लà¥à¤à¤¿à¤à¤¾ (lekhika) f
Slovene: avtor m, avtorica f
Turkish: yazar (writer)
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trans-top|Source of information
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Albanian: autor m, autore f
Arabic: ARchar|ÙÙØ¡ÙÙ|ÙÙØ¡ÙÙÙ (mÅ«âallif)
Chinese: ä½è
Czech: autor m
Danish: forfatter
Dutch: auteur
Ewe: nuÅlÉla
Esperanto: aÅ­toro
Finnish: kirjoittaja (1), kirjailija (1)
Greek: ÏÏγγÏαÏÎ­Î±Ï m & f, αÏθένÏÎ·Ï m
Hebrew: ×××ר (mekhaber) m, ×××רת (mekhaberet) f
Indonesian: karang|pengarang, tulis|penulis
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Italian: autore m, autrice f
Japanese: èè (ã¡ããã chosha), ä½å®¶ (ãã£ã sakka), ä½è (ãããã sakusha),
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÙسÙâر
Latin: auctor m
Maltese: awtur m, awtriÄi f, kittieb m, kittieba f
Persian: FAchar|ÙÙÛسÙد٠(nevisandeh)
Polish: autor m, autorka f
Russian: авÑÐ¾Ñ m, ÑвоÑÐµÑ m, ÑоздаÑÐµÐ»Ñ m
Slovak: autor m, autorka f
Spanish: autor m, autora f
Swedish: författare c (1)
Telugu: à°°à°à°¯à°¿à°¤ (rachayita) m, à°°à°à°¯à°¿à°¤à±à°°à°¿ (rachayitri) f

Verb
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  1. context|mainly|US To create a work by its author.

Translations
trans-top|To create a work by its author
Finnish: kirjoittaa
French: écrire, créer
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Greek: ÏÏγγÏάÏÏ
Swedish: författa
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