ˈɔ:θə сущ.
1) автор;
литератор, писатель, сочинитель anonymous author ≈ неизвестный автор beginning author ≈ начинающий писатель classic author ≈ классический писатель contemporary author ≈ современный автор established, famous, noted, recognized, well-known author ≈ известный писатель prolific author ≈ плодовитый писатель rising author ≈ "восходящая звезда" talented author ≈ талантливый писатель young author ≈ молодой писатель Syn : writer, composer
2) создатель, творец Syn : creator, maker
3) виновник;
инициатор Syn : culprit, initiator
автор, писатель - *'s edition издание автора - *'s alteration авторская правка - *'s royalty авторский гонорар произведения автора - to find a quotation in an * найти цитату в одном из произведений автора - have you read this *? вы читали этого писателя? творец, создатель - the * of a theory создатель /автор/ теории инициатор, виновник (чего-л.) - * of mischief /of evil/ дух зла, сатана - who is the * of this rumour? кто пустил этот слух? (религия) Бог, творец > choose an * as you choose a friend выбирай книгу (так) , как выбираешь друга быть автором (чего-л.) , написать (что-л.) - who *ed this play? кто автор этой пьесы?, кто написал эту пьесу? создать, составить (план) ;
изобрести (модель)
author автор;
писатель ~ автор ~ виновник;
инициатор ~ изобрести модель ~ инициатор ~ писатель ~ создатель ~ творец, создатель ~ творец

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • author — Ⅰ. author UK US /ˈɔːθər/ noun [C] ► the writer of a book, article, etc.: »He is a best selling author. »The author of the report said his findings were very worrying. ► a person who begins or creates something: »The authors of the proposal want… …   Financial and business terms

  • author — 1. noun. An author is a male or a female writer; authoress is widely regarded as depreciatory or even offensive. when used by men, although women writers still use it occasionally of themselves • (The authoress would like to dedicate this story… …   Modern English usage

  • author — [ô′thər] n. [ME autour < OFr autor < L auctor, enlarger, author < augere, to increase: see WAX2] 1. a person who makes or originates something; creator; originator [“author of liberty”] 2. a writer of a book, article, etc.; often specif …   English World dictionary

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  • Author — Au thor ([add] th[ e]r), v. t. 1. To occasion; to originate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Such an overthrow . . . I have authored. Chapman. [1913 Webster] 2. To tell; to say; to declare. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] More of him I dare not author. Massinger.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • author — ► NOUN 1) a writer of a book or article. 2) a person who originates a plan or idea. ► VERB ▪ be the author of. DERIVATIVES authoress noun authorial adjective authorship noun …   English terms dictionary

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