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[pri-zen-ter] /prɪˈzɛn tər/
a person or thing that presents.
a person who presents an award, as at a formal ceremony.
Origin of presenter
1535-45; present2 + -er1 Unabridged
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  • It is the obligation to the presenter or author to do so.
  • She is an especially powerful presenter for student audiences.
  • It could require the presenter to slip on a glove that would be recognized by the computer's eye.
  • Everyone who goes to the meeting must pay a presenter fee, even merely to attend.
  • Along with your professional memberships, list the conferences you've attended, even if you were not a presenter.
  • It would depend on a lot of variables such as proximity to the presenter and environmental noise.
  • The show's presenter says the priest is a natural who has doubled the programme's audience share.
  • What do you mean by relevant, asked the radio presenter.
  • Governments are pretty rubbish at making money from things, a presenter noted.
  • Today he works as an author, commentator and presenter on management and employment issues.
British Dictionary definitions for presenter


a person who presents something or someone
(radio, television) a person who introduces a show, links items, interviews guests, etc; compere
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Word Origin and History for presenter

1540s, "one who presents" (a position, degree, etc.), agent noun from present (v.); meaning "host of a radio or television program" is from 1967.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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