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English definition of “author”

author

verb [T]     /ˈɔː.θər/ US  /ˈɑː.θɚ/
formal to write a book, article, etc.: He has authored more than 30 books.Writing and typing mainly US to create something: The deal is being authored by a Greek diplomat.Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovationInventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
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