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author

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːθər; ˈɔːθə(r)/

Translation of author in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (writer) escritor, (masculine, feminine); (in relation to her/his works) autor, (masculine, feminine) Colette, the well-known French author Colette, la conocida escritora francesa the author of this book el autor/la autora de este libro author's copy ejemplar (masculine) para el autor
    Example sentences
    • Here's a good article by the authors of the new book.
    • He is also a prolific writer, being the author of a dozen books on subjects such as Islamic theology, ethics, Sufism and comparative religions.
    • Father Yvon was also a noted writer, the author of several books about the sea.
    Example sentences
    • Acclaimed author Margaret Atwood writes of the influence George Orwell had on her and her writing, to mark the centenary of his birth.
    • Years ago, science fiction author Isaac Asimov wrote an anthology of books entitled I, Robot.
    • Another reason for his attraction to Deirdre is that they both share a passion for books, especially those written by neglected authors.
  • 2 (originator— of plan, legislation) autor, (masculine, feminine), creador, (masculine, feminine); (— of success) artífice (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Very few of the plan's original authors are still there.
    • The plan's authors believe there is significant tourism potential for water sports to be further developed and states that the surf school should be expanded to a year round activity.
    • In a legal system that's built on analogy and precedent, principles often expand past the boundaries that even their authors originally urged.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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