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[strat-i-jist] /ˈstræt ɪ dʒɪst/
an expert in strategy, especially in warfare:
Julius Caesar was a great military strategist.
Origin of strategist
1830-40; strateg(y) + -ist Unabridged
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  • She divides her time as a digital strategist and a writer.
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  • He serves as the department's technology advocate, strategist and thought leader.
  • He was the main strategist and negotiator for labor contracts.
  • But they were facing a master strategist who understood the power of escalation.
British Dictionary definitions for strategist


a specialist or expert in strategy
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Word Origin and History for strategist

1838, from French stratégiste, from stratégie (see strategy).

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