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originator

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoriginatoro‧rig‧i‧na‧tor /əˈrɪdʒəneɪtə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  INVENTthe person who first has the idea for something and starts it syn initiatororiginator of Professor Adams was the originator of the project.
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originatorHowever, not every idea originator has the know-how, the drive, and the aggressiveness to do so.It contains a major element of truth, even if it is not precisely the truth which its originators intended.The presidential decision failed to satisfy either the originators of the law or its main critics.Communications services transfer the information from the originator to the recipient.He excelled in music and is one of the originators of Gregorian chants and the liturgical sequences.Stokely Carmichael was probably the originator of the term "black power."Alberti was the originator of the violin's design even though Stradivari made it famous.originator ofCaesar Cardini, the originator of the Caesar salad
From Longman Business Dictionaryoriginatoro‧rig‧i‧nat‧or /əˈrɪdʒəneɪtə-ər/ noun [countable]1someone who has an original idea, starts an activity etcXerox was the originator of many innovations.2FINANCE a financial institution that makes a loan, rather than one that buys the loan, collects interest payments on it etcMany banks have been large originators of business loans, but resell the loans to other lenders.
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