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ar·chi·tect

architect

 
 
pronunciation:
ar k tekt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person who designs buildings and directs their construction.
The architect showed my parents the plans for our new house.
 
similar words:
builder, constructor, designer, maker, planner
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The word architect contains the following parts:
arch, archi, arche (archae), archeo, (archaeo), -arch, -archy Greek root that means first in rank or time
synonyms:
prim, princ, prot, proto
 
tect Greek root that means builder; construct
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synonyms:
struct