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



BrE BrE//ɪnˈventə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈventər//
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a person who has invented something or whose job is inventing thingsExtra examples He made a career as an inventor of quick-selling gadgets. Tim Berners-Lee, creator/​inventor of the World Wide Web Trevor Bayliss, inventor of the clockwork radio
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