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English definition of “author”

author

noun [C]    /ˈɔ·θər/
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    /ˈɔ·θər/ verb [T] Murphy authored the new legislation.
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