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A drafter.
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(Professions) a draftsman or draftswoman
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(ˈdræfts mən, ˈdrɑfts-)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person who makes mechanical drawings.
2. an artist skilled in drawing.
3. a person who draws up documents.
drafts′man•ship`, n.
usage: See -man.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.draftsperson - a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machinesdraftsperson - a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
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She is a well-respected and skilled negotiator and draftsperson and is consistently sought after in this space.
In light of recent discussions concerning the extent to which a plan's fiduciaries can provide guidance to an investment manager within the context of an ERISA Section 3(38) arrangement, it is interesting to consider the extent to which a plan's fiduciaries can exercise control over an investment manager through an IPS (assuming, of course, that the primary draftsperson of the IPS was other than the plan's investment manager).
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In addition to this new scientific and paleographic information, my study considers how some of the missed or misconstrued details subsequently obscured by paint are important in extending the iconographic and interpretive range of the miniatures and, reflexively, of the poems--all supporting the likelihood that the scribe was also the thoughtful draftsperson of the underdrawings.
Benjamin Kaplan, the primary draftsperson for the 1966 version of Rule 23, later wrote about the Committee's deliberations:
Having previously worked in engineering as a draftsperson, Emma took a career break to raise her three children.
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