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strategist

[strat-i-jist]
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noun
  1. an expert in strategy, especially in warfare: Julius Caesar was a great military strategist.
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Origin of strategist

First recorded in 1830–40; strateg(y) + -ist
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planner, schemer, contriver

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strategist

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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