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author

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.
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author

Journalism A person involved in writing a manuscript
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au·thor

(aw'thŏr)
medical transcription Person who orally creates a report to be transcribed.
Synonym(s): dictator, originator.
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