analyst

[ an-l-ist ]
/ ˈæn l ɪst /

noun

a person who analyzes or who is skilled in analysis.
Computers. systems analyst.

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Origin of analyst

1650–60; <French analyste, equivalent to analyseanalysis + -iste-ist, by haplology from *analysiste

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH analyst

analyst , annalist.
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British Dictionary definitions for analyst

analyst
/ (ˈænəlɪst) /

noun

a person who analyses or is skilled in analysis
short for psychoanalystSee psychoanalyst
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Medical definitions for analyst

analyst
[ ănə-lĭst ]

n.

One that analyzes.
A psychoanalyst.
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