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originatornoun [C]

uk   us   /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 ​arrangesloans or other ​investments: loan/mortgage originator The ​company is the largest private-sector originator of ​studentloansinsured by the ​federalgovernment.
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Translations of “originator”
in Arabic مُنشئ…
in Korean 창작자…
in Portuguese inventor, -ora, autor…
in Catalan creador, -a…
in Japanese 元祖, 創始者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 创始人,开创者…
in Turkish ilk ortaya atan/koyan, yaratıcı…
in Russian автор, создатель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 創始人,開創者…
in Italian iniziatore, -trice, promotore…
in Polish autor/ka, twór-ca/czyni…
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