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economist

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪˈkɒnəmɪst/ ECONOMICS
someone whose work is to study the way in which economies work, or who studies developments within a particular economy: Mr Toledo is a former World Bank economist.chief/leading/senior economist Leading economists have warned of the dangers that could arise from 'globalized' inflation. → See also financial economist, market economist
(Definition of economist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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