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English definition of “author”

author

noun [C]  /ˈɔ·θər/ us  
a writer of a book, article, etc., or a person whose main job is writing books: a talented young author He is the author of seven books.
author
verb [T]  /ˈɔ·θər/ us  
Murphy authored the new legislation.
(Definition of author from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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