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theoretician
[theeeri
tish

uh
n, theeri]
/ˌθi ər ɪˈtɪʃ ən, ˌθɪər ɪ/
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noun
1.
a person who deals with or is expert in the theoretical side of a subject:
a military theoretician.
Origin of
theoretician
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18851890
188590;
theoretic(s)
+
ian
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theoretician
/
ˌθɪərɪˈtɪʃən
/
noun
1.
a student or user of the theory rather than the practical aspects of a subject
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