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strategist

[strat-i-jist] /ˈstræt ɪ dʒɪst/
noun
1.
an expert in strategy, especially in warfare:
Julius Caesar was a great military strategist.
Origin of strategist
1830-1840
1830-40; strateg(y) + -ist
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  • He was the chief of staff to General Meade, and was a strategist, a tactician, and an engineer.

  • And Captain Elisha, who also was something of a strategist, smiled at the fire.

    Cap'n Warren's Wards Joseph C. Lincoln
  • This second plan was modestly submitted to him by Garibaldi, who was thus in substantial accord with the Prussian strategist.

    The Liberation of Italy Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
  • He was the strategist, but unfortunately his knowledge of life was limited.

    Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling
  • But she was too vigorous a woman to be much of a strategist, and she usually came to her point with directness.

British Dictionary definitions for strategist

strategist

/ˈstrætɪdʒɪst/
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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Slang definitions & phrases for strategist

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