Definitions for economistɪˈkɒn ə mɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•con•o•mistɪˈkɒn ə mɪst(n.)

  1. a specialist in the science of economics.

    Category: Business

  2. Archaic. a thrifty or frugal person.

Origin of economist:

1580–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. economist, economic expert(noun)

    an expert in the science of economics

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. economist(noun)ɪˈkɒn ə mɪst

    sb who has expert knowledge of economics

Wiktionary

  1. economist(Noun)

    An expert in economics, especially one who studies economic data and extracts higher-level information or proposes theories.

  2. economist(Noun)

    One concerned with political economy.

  3. economist(Noun)

    One who manages a household.

  4. economist(Noun)

    One who economizes, or manages domestic or other concerns with frugality; one who expends money, time, or labor, judiciously, and without waste.

  5. Origin: From économiste

Webster Dictionary

  1. Economist(noun)

    one who economizes, or manages domestic or other concerns with frugality; one who expends money, time, or labor, judiciously, and without waste

  2. Economist(noun)

    one who is conversant with political economy; a student of economics

Freebase

  1. Economist

    An economist is a professional in the social science discipline of economics. The individual may also study, develop, and apply theories and concepts from economics and write about economic policy. Within this field there are many sub-fields, ranging from the broad philosophical theories to the focused study of minutiae within specific markets, macroeconomic analysis, microeconomic analysis or financial statement analysis, involving analytical methods and tools such as econometrics, statistics, economics computational models, financial economics, mathematical finance and mathematical economics.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'economist' in Nouns Frequency: #2197


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

economist(noun)

a person who is an expert in economics.

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