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ar·chi·tect

 (är′kĭ-tĕkt′)
n.
1. One who designs and supervises the construction of buildings or other large structures.
2. One that plans, devises, or organizes something: a country that was the war's chief architect.
tr.v. ar·chi·tect·ed, ar·chi·tect·ing, ar·chi·tects Informal
To plan, organize, and bring to fruition: architected a web-based application.

[Latin architectus, from Greek arkhitektōn : arkhi-, archi- + tektōn, builder; see teks- in Indo-European roots.]

architect

(ˈɑːkɪˌtɛkt)
n
1. (Architecture) a person qualified to design buildings and to superintend their erection
2. (Professions) a person qualified to design buildings and to superintend their erection
3. (Architecture) a person similarly qualified in another form of construction: a naval architect.
4. (Professions) a person similarly qualified in another form of construction: a naval architect.
5. any planner or creator: the architect of the expedition.
vb
(tr) to plan or create (something, esp a computer system)
[C16: from French architecte, from Latin architectus, from Greek arkhitektōn director of works, from archi- + tektōn workman; related to tekhnē art, skill]

ar•chi•tect

(ˈɑr kɪˌtɛkt)

n.
1. a person who engages in the profession of architecture.
2. a person professionally engaged in the design of certain constructions other than buildings: landscape architect.
3. planner; deviser; creator: the architects of the report.
[1555–65; < Latin architectus < Greek architéktōn= Greek archi- archi- + tektōn builder]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.architect - someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)architect - someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
landscape architect, landscape gardener, landscaper, landscapist - someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively
Ithiel Town, Town - United States architect who was noted for his design and construction of truss bridges (1784-1844)

architect

noun
1. designer, planner, draughtsman, master builder Employ an architect to make sure the plans comply with regulations.
2. creator, father, shaper, engineer, author, maker, designer, founder, deviser, planner, inventor, contriver, originator, prime mover, instigator, initiator the country's chief architect of economic reform
Quotations
"architect: one who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money" [Ambrose Bierce The Devil's Dictionary]

architect

noun
One that creates, founds, or originates:
Translations
مِعْمَاريّمُهَنْدِس مِعْماري
architekt
arkitekt
arkkitehtisuunnittelija
arhitekt
építészépítészmérnök
arkitekt
建築家
건축가
architektasarchitektūraarchitektūrinis
arhitekts
arquitetararquiteto
architekt
arhitekt
arkitekt
สถาปนิก
kiến trúc sư

architect

[ˈɑːkɪtekt] N
1. (= professional) → arquitecto/a m/f
2. (fig) → artífice mf
the architect of victoryel artífice de la victoria

architect

[ˈɑːrkɪtɛkt] n
(= building designer) → architecte m/f
She's an architect → Elle est architecte.
[reform, plan] → architecte m/f

architect

n (lit, fig)Architekt(in) m(f); architect-designedvon (einem) Architekten entworfen; he was the architect of his own downfaller hat seinen Ruin selbst verursacht

architect

[ˈɑːkɪˌtɛkt] narchitetto

architect

(ˈaːkitekt) noun
a person who designs buildings etc.
ˈarchitecture (-tʃə) noun
the art of designing buildings. He's studying architecture; modern architecture.
ˌarchiˈtectural adjective

architect

مِعْمَاريّ architekt arkitekt Architekt αρχιτέκτονας arquitecto arkkitehti architecte arhitekt architetto 建築家 건축가 architect arkitekt architekt arquiteto архитектор arkitekt สถาปนิก mimar kiến trúc sư 建筑师
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