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English definition of “originator”

originator

noun [C]     /əˈrɪdʒ.ɪ.neɪ.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
the person who first thinks of something and causes it to happen: He is best known as the originator of a long-running TV series.Inventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
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