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strategist

[strat-i-jist] /ˈstræt ɪ dʒɪst/
noun
1.
an expert in strategy, especially in warfare:
Julius Caesar was a great military strategist.
Origin of strategist
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; strateg(y) + -ist
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  • As a strategist his qualities came to be recognized as paramount in that body.

  • And Captain Elisha, who also was something of a strategist, smiled at the fire.

    Cap'n Warren's Wards Joseph C. Lincoln
  • His comrades years ago used also to call him The strategist.

    A Set of Six Joseph Conrad
  • He was the strategist, but unfortunately his knowledge of life was limited.

    Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling
  • The fighter judged war by its victories; the strategist by their effects.

    Fort Amity Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
British Dictionary definitions for strategist

strategist

/ˈstrætɪdʒɪst/
noun
1.
a specialist or expert in strategy
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Word Origin and History for strategist
n.

1838, from French stratégiste, from stratégie (see strategy).

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Slang definitions & phrases for strategist

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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