Definition of “scientist” - English Dictionary

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“scientist” in British English

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scientistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsaɪən.tɪst/ us /ˈsaɪən.tɪst/

B1 an expert who studies or works in one of the sciences:

a research/nuclear scientist

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

“scientist” in American English

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scientistnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsɑɪ·ən·tɪst/

an expert in science

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