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[dahy-uh-lek-tish-uh n] /ˌdaɪ ə lɛkˈtɪʃ ən/
a person skilled in dialectic; logician.
a dialectologist.
Origin of dialectician
1685-95; < French dialecticien < L dialectic(us) dialectic + French -ien -ian Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • For you surely would not regard the skilled mathematician as a dialectician?

    The Republic Plato
  • From any one of these sources the dialectician may borrow premisses for syllogizing.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • The distinction between the mathematician and the dialectician is also noticeable.

    The Republic Plato
  • A dialectician, who knows how to insult artistically, is respected.

  • To him who is not a dialectician life is but a sleepy dream; and many a man is in his grave before his is well waked up.

    The Republic Plato
  • What helps are available to give to the dialectician a ready and abundant command of syllogisms?

    Aristotle George Grote
  • So contemptible a dialectician could do little, it was presumed, to shake the faith of the Very Christian King.

  • Nor can the dialectician, any more than the rhetor or the physician, always guarantee success.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • Even so skillful a dialectician as Douglas found this compact structure of history and argument a serious matter.

    Abraham Lincoln, Vol. I. John T. Morse
  • The dialectician must employ Syllogism; and we are first taught to distinguish the Syllogism that he employs from others.

    Aristotle George Grote

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