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statist

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[ stey-tist ]
/ ˈsteɪ tɪst /
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noun

an advocate of statism.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a statist or statism.

Nearby words

stationery, stationery office, stationmaster, stations of the cross, statism, statist, statistic, statistical, statistical dependence, statistical independence, statistical inference

Origin of statist

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First recorded in 1575–85; state + -ist

Definition for statist (2 of 2)

statist

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[ stat-ist ]
/ ˈstæt ɪst /

noun

Origin of statist

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shortened form
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British Dictionary definitions for statist

statist

/ (ˈsteɪtɪst) /

noun

an advocate of statism
a less common name for a statistician
archaic a politician or statesman

adjective

of, characteristic of, advocating, or relating to statism
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Word Origin and History for statist

statist


n.

1580s, "statesman;" 1976 as "supporter of statism;" 1960 as an adjective in this sense; from state (n.) + -ist.

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