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Meaning of “writer” in the English Dictionary

"writer" in British English

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writernoun [C]

uk   /ˈraɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
B1 a ​person who writes ​books or ​articles to be ​published: a ​travel/​sports/​fiction/​crime writer She is a well-known writer of children's ​books.

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

"writer" in American English

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writernoun [C]

 us   /ˈrɑɪ·t̬ər/
a ​person who writes ​articles, ​books, etc., to be ​published: a ​sports writer a well-known writer of children’s ​books
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"writer" in Business English

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writernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈraɪtər/
someone who writes ​books, ​articles, etc.: a ​political writer
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the ​seller of an optionscontract (= ​right to ​buy or ​sellshares, etc. on or before a particular future ​date)
INSURANCE →  underwriter
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(Definition of writer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “writer”
in Arabic كاتِب…
in Korean 작가…
in Portuguese autor, -ora, escritor…
in Catalan escriptor, -a…
in Japanese 作家, 記者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 作家, 作者…
in Turkish yazar…
in Russian писатель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 作家, 作者…
in Italian scrittore, -trice…
in Polish pisa-rz/rka…
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