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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
author /'ɔ:θə/
  • danh từ
    • tác giả
      • Ho Ngoc Duc is the author of this software: Hồ Ngọc Đức là tác giả của phần mềm này
    • người tạo ra, người gây ra
      • author of evil: người gây ra các điều ác
    • (tôn giáo) đảng sáng tạo (Chúa)
Concise Dictionary
+writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
+someone who originates or causes or initiates something
+be the author of
Thesaurus Dictionary
creator, originator, inventor, father, founder, framer, initiator, maker, prime mover, architect, designer; writer, novelist, littérateur:
Adolfo was the author of the plot to kill the governor.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 a person who writes books or the person who wrote a particular book: Who is your favourite author? + He is the author of three books on art. + best-selling author Joan Collins + Who's the author?
2 the person who creates or starts sth, especially a plan or an idea: As the author of the proposal I cannot agree with you.
+ verb [VN] (formal) to be the author of a book, report, etc.
Collocation Dictionary


best-selling | prolific | famous, well-known | anonymous
the anonymous author of this pamphlet
| children's
Primarily a children's author, she has also written books for adults.


Stephen King is an author I've never read.


write (sth)
The author was writing in the seventeenth century.

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