Definition of 'architect'
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The architect of welfare reforms announced yesterday that he was retiring from the government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company employs a range of engineers, architects and project managers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We paid for the services of an architect and took planners' advice before building. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Neither your architect nor the planning officer would have considered rights to light, as it is not their role to do so. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He worked really hard and would talk about being a graphic designer or an architect. The Sun (2008)We have to accept the contempt of architects and planners for our philistine lack of taste. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The architect designed the building to reflect life. Christianity Today (2000)The plan the architects came up with was simple. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She had a great career ahead of her as a landscape architect. The Sun (2011)Make sure you use an architect and builder who have experience of working with similar buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Architects and town planners are particularly prominent. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Designers and architects design out the craftsmanship. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Architects and planners would be obliged to take account of these demands when refining designs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Lots of designers and architects use the original carcasses of cabinets and kitchens and throw away the doors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Bet you thought architects designed buildings? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some will be working as surveyors, architects and engineers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was inspired by her father, an architect and engineer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A key answer came from the naval architects. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Had his background been different, he would have liked to have trained as an architect or a designer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There must be scores of naval architects and boat designers wondering how we let slip such an opportunity to put British design on show. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He began training as a naval architect in Glasgow, but dropped out to study philosophy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Players will be challenged to track down a mysterious enemy who has captured the chief architect of a top secret US weapons programme. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is the architect of the system from which they draw their legitimacy, yet they are embarking on economic reforms that would have been anathema to him. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'architect'
British English: architect /ˈɑːkɪˌtɛkt/ NOUN
An architect is a person who designs buildings.
- American English: architect
- Arabic: مِعْمَاريّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: arquiteto
- Chinese: 建筑师
- Croatian: arhitekt
- Czech: architekt
- Danish: arkitekt
- Dutch: architect
- European Spanish: arquitecto
- Finnish: arkkitehti
- French: architecte
- German: Architekt
- Greek: αρχιτέκτονας
- Italian: architetto
- Japanese: 建築家
- Korean: 건축가
- Norwegian: arkitekt
- Polish: architekt
- European Portuguese: arquiteto
- Romanian: arhitect
- Russian: архитектор
- Spanish: arquitecto
- Swedish: arkitekt
- Thai: สถาปนิก
- Turkish: mimar
- Ukrainian: архітектор
- Vietnamese: kiến trúc sư
Definition of architect from the Collins English Dictionary
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