Meaning of “biologist” in the English Dictionary

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"biologist" in British English

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biologistnoun [ C ]

uk /baɪˈɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ us /baɪˈɑː.lə.dʒɪst/

Examples from literature

  • Biologists are often interested in altruism. 
  • Finally, biologists cleared up the mystery. 
  • Its creator, the biologist Makoto Nishimura, believed these machines were part of nature. 
  • Many biologists believe that humans act the same way. 
  • Thanks to new technology such as submarines, biologists in the 20th century were able to explore much more of the oceans and discover and record the existence of many amazing creatures. 
  • When he saw it, one biologist said he was as surprised as if a dinosaur had walked down the street! 

(Definition of “biologist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"biologist" in American English

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biologistnoun [ C ]

us /bɑɪˈɑl·ə·dʒɪst/

a scientist who studies the natural processes of living things

(Definition of “biologist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)