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English definition of “instrumentalist”

instrumentalist

noun [C]     /ˌɪn.strəˈmen.təl.ɪst/ US  /-t̬əl-/
a person who plays a musical instrument, especially as a job: He was one of the finest instrumentalists of his day.Musicians
(Definition of instrumentalist noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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