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English definition of “songwriter”

songwriter

noun [C]     /ˈsɒŋˌraɪ.tər/ US  /ˈsɑːŋˌraɪ.t̬ɚ/
a person who writes the music and words of songs People who write for work or pleasureMusicians songwriting     /-tɪŋ/ US  /-t̬ɪŋ/ noun [U] Writing, reading and studying music
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