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noun 
  1. The originator or creator of a work, especially a literary composition; a writer.
  2. Source of information.
Translations: 
  • French: auteur
  • German: Autor , Autorin
  • Dutch: auteur
  • Italian: autore , autrice
  • Spanish: autor , autora
verb 
  1. (context, mainly, US) To create a work by its author.
Translations: 
  • French: écrire, créer
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From autour, from autor, from auctor, from augere "to increase", "to originate"


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