architect

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English[edit]

An architect at a drawing board.

Etymology[edit]

Middle French architecte, from Ancient Greek ἀρχιτέκτων (arkhitektōn, master builder), from ἀρχι- (arkhi-, chief) + τέκτων (tektōn, builder).

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architect (plural architects)

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  1. A professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction.
    Plato made the causes of things to be matter, ideas, and an efficient architect.
  2. A person who plans, devises or contrives the achievement of a desired result.
    Peisistratus was the first architect of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
    • 2012 April 21, Jonathan Jurejko, “Newcastle 3-0 Stoke”, BBC Sport:
      French winger Hatem Ben Arfa has also taken plenty of plaudits recently and he was the architect of the opening goal with some superb trickery on the left touchline.

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Verb[edit]

architect (third-person singular simple present architects, present participle architecting, simple past and past participle architected)

  1. (transitive) To design, plan, or orchestrate.
    He architected the military coup against the government.

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Dutch[edit]

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An architect at a drawing board.

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architect m (plural architecten, diminutive architectje n)

  1. architect

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