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Meaning of auteur

au•teur

Pronunciation: (ō-tûr' Fr. ō-tœr'), [key]
— pl. au•teurs
  1. a filmmaker whose individual style and complete control over all elements of production give a film its personal and unique stamp.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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