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Meaning of “economist” in the English Dictionary

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economistnoun [C]

 us   /ɪˈkɑn·ə·məst/
a person who studies or has a special knowledge 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 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.
(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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