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[kuh-myoo-ni-key-ter] /kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪ tər/
a person who communicates, especially one skilled at conveying information, ideas, or policy to the public.
a person in the business of communications, as television or magazine publishing.
Origin of communicator
1655-65; < Late Latin commūnicātor; see communicate, -tor Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Any attempt to use the communicator to call home would have blown his ship to atoms.

    Anything You Can Do ... Gordon Randall Garrett
  • The communicator beeped softly, and he glanced at the sphere.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
  • The device Graham was working on was described as a communicator which operated by direct mind-to-mind transfer.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
  • Morely watched him disappear, then turned to his communicator.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
  • Whether the communicator is a good visualizer or not may affect the communications to a great extent.

  • He snapped the communicator off and gathered Bond's report together.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
Word Origin and History for communicator

1660s, from Latin communicator, agent noun from communicare (see communication).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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