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definition 1:  the writer of a book, play, story, or the like.
example:  The author was disappointed that his play received mixed reviews.

definition 2:  the creator of a plan or work.
example:  The author of this grand scheme to build a canal was the duke himself.
example:  The police are still seeking the author of the assassination attempt on the governor.

transitive verb
definition:  to be the author of; create; make.
example:  John Adams, the second President of the United States, authored the Massachusetts Constitution.
example:  The Nazis authored a plan to eliminate the Jewish population of Europe.

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