construer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From construe +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

construer (plural construers)

  1. Someone who construes something
    • 1992, Practice - Volume 8, Issue 1[1], page 48:
      By locating the addicted person in these categories, the construer places the addicted person into superordinate categories shared by other persons.
    • 2000, American Bar Association, Annual Report of the American Bar Association:[2]:
      Thus, the provision of Sections 18 and 19 are to be considered more persuasive to a construer than Section 20.
    • 2008, Simon Burnham, Let's Talk[3], →ISBN, page 24:
      Constructs with good predictive efficiency allow the construer to make sound predictions about what is likely to happen next in their world.

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