- an expert in or compiler of statistics.
Origin of statistician
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Examples from the Web for statistician
Statistician Nate Silver, who is white, was widely ridiculed for tweeting about his experience of being briefly locked up.Are College Educated Police Safer?
December 1, 2014
Eugene Declercq, a Boston University School of Public Health professor and a CDC statistician, spoke about their intentions.Natural Childbirth Is Not a Cult
June 27, 2014
“We spotted some downloads to get pulses racing,” according to the statistician at the Torrentfreak website.Vatican Vice: Sex, Drugs and Downloads Taint the Image of the Holy See
Barbie Latza Nadeau
March 26, 2014
They are unthinkable and only to be approached by the statistician or the poet.Howards End
E. M. Forster
You are not a political economist, Jonathan, nor a statistician.
I am not going to weary you with figures, Jonathan, because you are not a statistician.
For a moment he had forgotten, the statistician was a Bureau man, too.
The statistician was insensible, which made matters easier for the boy.
- a person who specializes in or is skilled at statistics
- a person who compiles statistics
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Word Origin and History for statistician
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