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"architect" in British English

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architectnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɑː.kɪ.tekt/  us   /ˈɑːr.kə.tekt/
B1 a ​person whose ​job is to ​design new ​buildings and make ​certain that they are ​builtcorrectly
a ​personresponsible for ​achieving a ​particularplan or ​aim: Bevan was the architect of the British National Health Service.

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(Definition of architect from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"architect" in American English

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architectnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑr·kɪˌtekt/
a ​person who ​designs new ​buildings and is ​responsible for how they are ​built: Doug and Wendy ​worked with an architect to ​createtheirdreamhome. fig. President Roosevelt was the architect of the New Deal during the ​GreatDepression.
(Definition of architect from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"architect" in Business English

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architectnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɑːkɪtekt/ PROPERTY
someone whose ​job is to ​designbuildings: 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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “architect”
in Korean 건축가…
in Arabic مُهَنْدِس مِعْماري…
in Malaysian arkitek…
in French architecte…
in Russian архитектор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 建築師, 設計師, 創造者…
in Italian architetto…
in Turkish mimar…
in Polish architekt…
in Spanish arquitecto…
in Vietnamese kiến trúc sư…
in Portuguese arquiteto, -a…
in Thai สถาปนิก…
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…
in Indonesian arsitek…
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“architect” in Business English

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