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originator

noun [C]
 
 
/əˈrɪdʒəneɪtər/
the person who first thinks of something and causes it to happen: There are lots of reasons why the inventor or originator of an idea may not get the lion's share of the rewards.
FINANCE a person or company that arranges loans or other investments: loan/mortgage originator The company is the largest private-sector originator of student loans insured by the federal government.
Translations of “originator”
in Korean 창작자…
in Arabic مُنشئ…
in Portuguese inventor, -ora, autor…
in Catalan creador, -a…
in Japanese 元祖, 創始者…
in Italian iniziatore, -trice, promotore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 創始人,開創者…
in Russian автор, создатель…
in Turkish ilk ortaya atan/koyan, yaratıcı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 创始人,开创者…
in Polish autor/ka, twór-ca/czyni…
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