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English definition of “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.
(Definition of architect noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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