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encyclopedist

[en-sahy-kluh-pee-dist] /ɛnˌsaɪ kləˈpi dɪst/
noun
1.
a compiler of or contributor to an encyclopedia.
2.
(often initial capital letter) one of the collaborators on the French Encyclopedia.
Also, encyclopaedist.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; encycloped(ia) + -ist
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  • Before he can provide this support, the terrain intelligence producer must turn from encyclopedist to eclectic.
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encyclopedist

/ɛnˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪst/
noun
1.
a person who compiles or contributes to an encyclopedia
Derived Forms
encyclopedism, encyclopaedism, noun
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