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Definition of originator noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

originator

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//əˈrɪdʒɪneɪtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈrɪdʒɪneɪtər//
 
originator (of something) (formal)
 
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a person who creates something new Sir William James is thought to be the originator of fingerprinting as a means of identification.