[ thee-er-i-tish-uhn, theer-i- ]
/ ˌθi ər ɪˈtɪʃ ən, ˌθɪər ɪ- /
a person who deals with or is expert in the theoretical side of a subject: a military theoretician.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
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/ (ˌθɪərɪˈtɪʃən) /
a student or user of the theory rather than the practical aspects of a subject
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