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Meaning of “designer” in the English Dictionary

"designer" in British English

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designernoun [C]

uk   /dɪˈzaɪ.nər/  us   /-nɚ/
B1 a ​person who ​imagines how something could be made and ​drawsplans for it: a ​fashion/​software/​theatrical designer

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designeradjective [before noun]

uk   /dɪˈzaɪ.nər/  us   /-nɚ/
B2 made by a ​famous or ​fashionable designer: designer ​jeans/​sunglasses I can't ​afford designer labels/designer labelclothes.

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

"designer" in American English

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designernoun [C]

 us   /dɪˈzɑɪ·nər/
a ​person who ​imagines how something could be made and ​draws or ​createsplans for it: a ​fashion/​graphic designer
(Definition of designer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"designer" in Business English

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designernoun [C]

uk   us   /dɪˈzaɪnər/
a ​person who imagines how something could be made, or what it would ​look like, and makes ​plans for it: a fashion designer She set herself up as an interior designer. asoftware/web designer.

designeradjective [before noun]

uk   us   /dɪˈzaɪnər/ MARKETING, PRODUCTION
made by a famous or ​fashionable designer: designer jeans/sunglasses
made to ​interest or ​attractpeople by being new and ​fashionable: designer coffee
made by ​changing the ​natural or ​chemicalstructure of something: designer ​drugs/​foods
(Definition of designer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “designer”
in Arabic مُصَمِّم…
in Korean 디자이너…
in Portuguese desenhista, projetista, estilista…
in Catalan dissenyador, -a…
in Japanese 設計者, デザイナー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 设计者,设计师…
in Turkish tasarımcı, tasarı/çizim yapan…
in Russian дизайнер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 設計者,設計師…
in Italian stilista, designer…
in Polish projektant/ka…
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