Definition of originator in English:

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originator

Pronunciation: /əˈrijəˌnādər/

noun

A person who creates or initiates something: Wegener was the originator of the theory of continental drift
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  • One of the most useful tools for looking at a belief system is to look at the founder or originator.
  • If Edison was the originator of the fiction film, they were the fathers of documentary.
  • The originators of these information products are solely responsible for their content.
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Syllabification: o·rig·i·na·tor

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