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(Originator), noun architect, auctor, begetter, causer, composer, contriver, creator, deviser, discoverer, effecter, fabricator, founder, generator, inaugurator, initiator, innovater, institutor, introducer, inventor, maker, manufacturer, occasioner, organizer, parent, prime mover, producer, sire
Associated concepts: copyright
Foreign phrases: Culpa tenet suos auctores.Fault binds its own authors.

author

(Writer), noun compiler, composer of a literrry work, drafter, essayist, literary person, man of letters, person who writes, scriptor, verse maker
Associated concepts: copyright, plagiarism
See also: architect, compose, derivation, elicit, engender, generate, invent, make, maker, originate, undersigned
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It incorporates footnotes from all previous editions and tries to clarify responsibility by using contrasting typefaces for the putative authors.

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