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"economist" in British English

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economistnoun [C]

uk   /ɪˈkɒn.ə.mɪst/  us   /-ˈkɑː.nə-/
B2 a ​person who ​studies or has a ​specialknowledge of ​economics
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(Definition of economist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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economistnoun [C]

 us   /ɪˈkɑn·ə·məst/
a ​person who ​studies or has a ​specialknowledge of ​economics
(Definition of economist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"economist" in Business English

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economistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪˈkɒnəmɪst/ ECONOMICS
someone whose ​work is to ​study the way in which ​economieswork, or who ​studiesdevelopments 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.
(Definition of economist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “economist”
in Arabic اقتِصادي…
in Korean 경제학자…
in Portuguese economista…
in Catalan economista…
in Japanese 経済学者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 经济学家…
in Chinese (Traditional) 經濟學家…
in Italian economista…
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