Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “architect”

See all translations

architect

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɑːkɪtekt/ PROPERTY
someone whose job is to design buildings: He worked with the building's architect to make the new office as green as his budget would allow.
someone who designs a plan and puts it into operation: With a reputation as a tough cost cutter, he was the architect of the recent turnarounds at both companies.
Translations of “architect”
in Korean 건축가…
in Arabic مُهَنْدِس مِعْماري…
in French architecte…
in Turkish mimar…
in Italian architetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 建築師, 設計師, 創造者…
in Russian архитектор…
in Polish architekt…
in Spanish arquitecto…
in Portuguese arquiteto, -a…
in German der/die Architekt(in)…
in Catalan arquitecte, -a…
in Japanese 建築家, 建築士…
in Chinese (Simplified) 建筑师, 设计师, 创造者…
(Definition of architect from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of architect?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “architect” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

christmassy

typical of Christmas, or happy because it is Christmas

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

tweleb noun

December 22, 2014
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.

Read More