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framer Syllabification: fram·er
Pronunciation: /ˈfrāmər/

Definition of framer in English:


1A person who shapes or creates a concept, plan, or system: objections will be made if the framer of the law can be absolutely proved to have meant one thing
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  • Owen was an influential diplomat who helped institutionalize global economic summitry in the 1970s and was considered an intellectual framer of the Trilateral Commission.
  • It is a general principle of English law that the intention which the framer of the document has in mind when he brings it into existence is not material.
  • The framers of the federal legislation have positioned themselves as having the same objective as those sympathetic to the union movement: protecting the interests of the fighter.
1.1 (often Framer) One of the drafters of the US Constitution: the Framers would have a hard time recognizing the modern presidency
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  • The framers of the American Constitution believed that under a system of direct election the president would become slavishly responsive to popular passions.
  • Half a century after the framers of our constitution had pledged to form a more perfect union, Alexis de Tocqueville thought he had stumbled on to the unifying element, civic participation.
  • Why spend all of that precious time debating the meaning of the words to be used in the Constitution if the framers' understanding of those words made no real difference?
2A person who makes frames for paintings or photographs: in a frame shop or gallery framers work normal shop hours
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  • Houssian often visits custom framers, galleries, furniture and interior design centers in New York for design ideas.
  • I became a picture framer in the late 1970s when limited-edition prints were just becoming a more important part of the industry.
  • This coating allows a framer to place the image any distance from the glass without distortion, according to Carelli.

Words that rhyme with framer

claimer, crema, defamer, proclaimer, Shema, tamer

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