Pronunciation: (är'ki-tekt"), [key]
1. a person who engages in the profession of architecture.
2. a person professionally engaged in the design of certain large constructions other than buildings and the like: landscape architect; naval architect.
3. the deviser, maker, or creator of anything: the architects of the Constitution of the United States.
to plan, organize, or structure as an architect: The house is well architected.
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