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architect

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noun ar·chi·tect \ˈär-kə-ˌtekt\

Simple Definition of architect

  • : a person who designs buildings

  • : a person who designs and guides a plan, project, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of architect

  1. 1 :  a person who designs buildings and advises in their construction

  2. 2 :  a person who designs and guides a plan or undertaking <the architect of American foreign policy>

Examples of architect in a sentence

  1. <the architect of the economic plan that rebuilt Europe after World War II>



Origin and Etymology of architect

Middle French architecte, from Latin architectus, from Greek architektōn master builder, from archi- + tektōn builder, carpenter — more at technical


First Known Use: 1563

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ARCHITECT Defined for Kids

architect

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noun ar·chi·tect \ˈär-kə-ˌtekt\

Definition of architect for Students

  1. :  a person who designs buildings





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