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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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Suppose, for the sake of argument, that having a representative government is always better than having a dictatorial regime, regardless of the dictator's choice between investment and consumption: u(r)+u(r) is larger than both [p.sub.1].u(r) and u(y)+[p.sub.2].u(r+x-d).
Remnants of a dictator's period testifies to his ideals and vision.
Ramesh alleged that while performing a particular task under the title 'Dictator', a participant was shown creating "difficulties for people".
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that dictator Zia-ul-Haq failed to intimidate Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto who embraced gallows proudly and laid an unprecedented example in recent human history by dedicating his life and death to the struggle for the rights of downtrodden and bare-foot people of the country.
Although it lacks a theoretical base and is free of attempts at psychologising of any kind, the best part of the book is its breezy and readable summary of the dictators' lives and their literary progeny useful, as I cannot imagine anybody in their right mind getting down to seriously read such insufferable books as literature.
(5) These two groups are assumed to be equally sized, while I focus on unequally sized groups to study how the dictator's behavior and political transitions may differ depending on whether the dictator belongs to the majority or the minority group.
And so now the President himself has said he is indeed a dictator. Nothing will happen in this country if the president didn't act like a dictator, according to him.
'Mahathir ended his posting by saying, 'So carry on calling me an authoritarian dictator, a Mahazalim and Mahafiraun, who was undemocratic, and has become super rich through corruption.
As a lawyer, Duterte said he knows only too well that the military and the police will not allow him to become a dictator. Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 "The guardians of the (country).
Many dictators came to power on a "popular vote" - they were enthroned by the popular support of their people.
He said: "You parody of a dictator: I ask you, what does a word like 'honor' mean to you?
Parody and satire: Charlie Chaplin's "The Great Dictator" was a stroke of genius.