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  • n. One who, or that which, elaborates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, elaborates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which elaborates.


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  • "elaborator" to introduce the then current legend of the Virgin Birth, borrowed from pagan sources.

    Mystic Christianity

  • Nicolas Sarkozy inaugurated with elaborator ceremonies.

    CNN Transcript May 16, 2007

  • I don't mean to set him us an arbiter of everything, which I don't think we need, but more as a keeper (and elaborator) of this one (very full) idea, the old and ever current notion of the novel, which I think we do.


  • A more systematic elaborator of the impetus concept was John Buridan, rector of the University of Paris and founder of a school there that soon rivaled in impor - tance the school of Bradwardine at Oxford.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • He already suggests the classical definition found in eighteenth-century writings by attributing greater ingenium to the inventor of new melodies than to the contrapuntal elaborator of a given melody.


  • On Hegel as an elaborator and critic of Kant's theory of antinomy see M. Gueroult, “Le jugement de Hegel sur l'antithétique de la raison pure,” Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale, 38 (1931), 413-39.


  • His character and his qualifications as man of action and elaborator had not always been appraised quite correctly during his lifetime, and they are a subject of differences of opinion still.

    Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918

  • "T he great elaborator: Obama gives 17 minute answer to health care query in NC".

    The Seminal :: Independent Media And Politics

  • The great elaborator: Obama gives 17-minute answer to health-care query in N.C. He then spent the next 17 minutes and 12 seconds lulling the crowd into a daze.

    Jihad Monitor

  • With midterms approaching, GOP outmatched by Democrats on campaign funds The great elaborator: Obama gives 17-minute answer to health-care query in N.C. IN DEFENSE OF GOVERNMENT ....



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