Translation of author in Spanish:


escritor, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɔθər/ /ˈɔːθə/


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    escritor masculine
    escritora feminine
    (in relation to her/his works) autor masculine
    (in relation to her/his works) autora feminine
    Colette, the well-known French author Colette, la conocida escritora francesa
    • the author of this book el autor/la autora de este libro
    • author's copy ejemplar para el autor
    • Here's a good article by the authors of the new book.
    • He is also a prolific writer, being the author of a dozen books on subjects such as Islamic theology, ethics, Sufism and comparative religions.
    • Father Yvon was also a noted writer, the author of several books about the sea.
    • The author of this article was reviewing a recently released book.
    • She is the author of numerous research articles in scholarly journals and has co-authored a book chapter.
    • He doesn't look like the author of controversial books and articles, or like someone who has been harassed by the government and police.
    • I was at the same exact event as the author of this article and I can ascertain that her report of that day is accurate.
    • He is the author of seven books and more than a hundred articles and chapters.
    • The reviewers, like the authors of our articles, have definite points of view.
    • A prolific writer, Horowitz is the author or co-author of over 30 books and thousands of articles and essays.
    • Table 7 shows the most-cited authors of journal articles.
    • He is a journalist, computer columnist, and the author of 11 books.
    • It happens that I am a childhood friend of one of the authors of this book.
    • She is a poet, playwright and the author of nine books.
    • The authors of the article don't even bother to address the constitutional question at the heart of the case.
    • When the authors of this article were teenagers, the population of the world was about 3 billion people.
    • Somehow I doubt that the authors of this idiotic article have thought this through very well.
    • I am pretty confident that the authors of both these articles are better informed on their areas of expertise than I am.
    • Let me start out by saying that the author of that article was my aunt, and I don't believe she would ever intentionally misrepresent me.
    • He is the author of numerous articles and published papers.
    • Acclaimed author Margaret Atwood writes of the influence George Orwell had on her and her writing, to mark the centenary of his birth.
    • Years ago, science fiction author Isaac Asimov wrote an anthology of books entitled I, Robot.
    • Another reason for his attraction to Deirdre is that they both share a passion for books, especially those written by neglected authors.
    • These authors wrote many intimate short stories of superb quality.
    • In 1965 I was writing a weekly pseudonymous column on books and authors for Scotland's national newspaper.
    • Although Stoker managed to write a number of novels, he was not primarily an author by profession.
    • Why do you think so many authors have trouble writing sex scenes?
    • Each of these countries naturally gives prominence to authors writing in its respective language.
    • But Verne was a prolific author, and he wrote over 50 novels between 1863 and his death in 1905.
    • Many authors now write books with movies in mind.
    • Some prolific authors write the same book over and over, and others write books so different that their work fails to add up to a single whole.
    • I remember telling my class that my favorite authors were Toni Morrison and Stephen King.
    • Book authors write longer paragraphs without having to give the reader a rest.
    • Unlike many short story authors, Oates writes interestingly about a vast range of subjects, and has the skill with which to make her tales truly mesmerising.
    • Some 39 poets, essayists, authors and playwrights will participate in it.
    • Then we have authors writing positive reviews for their own books and often their friends will do the same.
    • But we're also developing books by other authors, emerging writers for children.
    • In the mid-1990s, she was one of two authors to contribute thoughtful articles on this topic to Chamber Music America.
    • Anyway, The Author is filled with lots of immensely practical articles by working authors, agents, commissioning editors and so on.
    • Many books by Australian authors are remembered and their merits fully recognised.
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    (of success) artífice masculine, feminine
    (of plan, legislation) autor masculine
    (of plan, legislation) autora feminine
    (of plan, legislation) creador masculine
    (of plan, legislation) creadora feminine
    • Very few of the plan's original authors are still there.
    • The plan's authors believe there is significant tourism potential for water sports to be further developed and states that the surf school should be expanded to a year round activity.
    • In a legal system that's built on analogy and precedent, principles often expand past the boundaries that even their authors originally urged.
    • Nine years on, let's look at what the authors of the plan had in mind for Sligo after the road is built, particularly in terms of traffic flow and pedestrianisation.
    • It is possible that the authors of this idea really believe that his personality guarantees success.
    • The authors of the plan also point to the increasing role the private sector could offer by providing a wide range of facilities on behalf of the councils.
    • It seems self evidently the case that the authors of the plan did not consider any other possibility except the implementation of the Land Securities scheme.
    • Let the plan's authors insist that the government clarify threshold issues before the laws are implemented.
    • The authors of the original property rights theory never regarded the system of property rights as something easily changeable by policy decisions.
    • The plan's authors reside in Key West.

transitive verb

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    • While this is a jointly authored book, the switch from one section to the other is seamless.
    • She has authored seven books and over one hundred articles.
    • She authored many best-selling books, including Forever Young, Forever Healthy.
    • He has authored four books and published more than 500 articles on armor in various military journals.
    • Apart from holding his hugely popular shows across the globe, he is also busy authoring a book.
    • He authored a terrific book about his son some years back.
    • There is no cause for worry, the scientist who has authored a book ‘From fission to fusion’, explains.
    • He has authored eight books, including a travelogue.
    • She even subsequently authored a book on Indian classical dances.
    • She has held four photography exhibitions so far and authored a book of poems with her own illustrations.
    • He has authored books in Tamil and distributes them at the medical camps.
    • I am now pretty convinced that these books were authored by two different people who just happen to have the same name.
    • Not all politicians can find the time to author a book, not even something that is classed as lighter stuff.
    • He has authored a book entitled African American Music - An Introduction.