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progenitor

noun [C] uk   /prəʊˈdʒen.ɪ.tər/ us    /proʊˈdʒen.ɪ.t̬ɚ/ formal
a person who first thinks of something and causes it to happen: Marx was the progenitor of communism.
Translations of “progenitor”
in Chinese (Traditional) 先驅,前輩…
in Chinese (Simplified) 先驱,前辈…
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