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[dahy-uh-lek-tish-uh n] /ˌdaɪ ə lɛkˈtɪʃ ən/
a person skilled in dialectic; logician.
a dialectologist.
Origin of dialectician
1685-95; < French dialecticien < L dialectic(us) dialectic + French -ien -ian Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The distinction between the mathematician and the dialectician is also noticeable.

    The Republic Plato
  • The dialectician is as much above the mathematician as the mathematician is above the ordinary man.

    The Republic Plato
  • For you surely would not regard the skilled mathematician as a dialectician?

    The Republic Plato
  • These are the processes of division and generalization which are so dear to the dialectician, that king of men.

    Phaedrus Plato
  • For the philosopher or dialectician is also the only true king or statesman.

    Statesman Plato
  • He is a skilful reasoner—a dialectician of the highest order.

  • They are exactly the subject-matter best fitted for the acute dialectician.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • So also is the province of the dialectician alike all-comprehensive.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • From any one of these sources the dialectician may borrow premisses for syllogizing.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • A dialectician, who knows how to insult artistically, is respected.

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