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The writer of an article, chapter, or other complete written work.
Many articles, proceedings, or books have multiple authors; the names of the authors following the first author are known as co-authors. Corporations, government agencies, and associations may also be listed as authors of a work.

author

Journalism A person involved in writing a manuscript

au·thor

(aw'thŏr)
medical transcription Person who orally creates a report to be transcribed.
Synonym(s): dictator, originator.
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Unless they asked Dennis Rodman as a favor to film the dictator during his visit in North Korea.
Non-serious discussions pertaining to his sickness are disappointing the army" he said, adding that former dictator was a commando and a patriotic person.
The dictator and his wife were caught on Friday in a car some 60 miles from Bucharest after the helicopter in which they had first fled was forced to land, according to Front member Captain Mihai Lupoi.
This model also predicts that the dictator will give $0 to the other subject for the same reason as does the Fehr-Schmidt model: above the 45[degrees] line, the indifference curves have positive slope, whereas the budget line has negative slope.
Just like dictators, national heroes are enemies of democracy, justice and equality.
Mahfouz's dialogue employs the rhetoric of the dictator, but filtered through a satirical humor that reveals its hollowness.
It is the continent we should be concerned about, a continent that now stands much weaker and more vulnerable in the absence of one who spoke out without fear against tyrants and dictators.
Only the dictator and the international coalition of intervening countries are players in the model.
The dictator is understood to have lost control of 80 per cent of the Libyan capital.
He also reiterated that the collapse of Mubarak's regime and his trial as a dictator at the court gladdened the revolutionaries and was a warning to the dictators of the regional Arab states.
A dictator can survive with the support of external allies, a well-organized military, those who benefit from his rule, and a willingness to wield power brutally, as has been the case with Syria's al-Assad family.
In a speech to a large crowd in the city of Bushehr on the Persian Gulf shore, the president said that the worse a dictator is, the more support he gets from the Americans and their allies, "the arrogant powers.