Meaning of ARCHITECT in English

ARCHITECT

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɑ:(r)kɪtekt ]

( architects)

1.

An architect is a person who designs buildings.

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2.

You can use architect to refer to a person who plans large projects such as landscaping or railways.

...Paul Andreu, chief architect of French railways.

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3.

The architect of an idea, event, or institution is the person who invented it or made it happen. ( FORMAL )

...Russia’s chief architect of economic reform.

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