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inventornoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈven·tər/
someone who ​designs or ​creates something that did not ​exist before: Alfred ​Nobel was the inventor of ​dynamite.
(Definition of inventor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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inventornoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪnˈventər/
someone who has ​invented something, or whose ​job is to ​invent things: the inventor of sth Thomas Edison was the inventor of the electric ​light bulb.
(Definition of inventor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inventor”
in Arabic مُختَرِع…
in Korean 발명가…
in Portuguese inventor, -ora…
in Catalan inventor, -a…
in Japanese 発明家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发明家, 创造者…
in Turkish mucit, bulucu…
in Russian изобретатель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發明家, 創造者…
in Italian inventore…
in Polish wynalaz-ca/czyni…
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