In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1(de un libro, poema) author(de un libro, poema) writer(de una canción) writeruna obra de autor anónimo — an anomymous work
- el autor de la obra — the playwright
2(de un delito)perpetrator formallos autores del atraco — the perpetrators of the robbery
- el autor del gol — the goalscorer
- el autor del proyecto — the person who conceived the plan
- el autor intelectual del robo — the man who planned the robbery
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