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mathematician Syllabification: math·e·ma·ti·cian
Pronunciation: /ˌmaTH(ə)məˈtiSHən/

Definition of mathematician in English:


An expert in or student of mathematics.
Example sentences
  • Indian mathematicians and astronomers constructed sine table with great precision.
  • Of course mathematicians continue to do mathematics while on holiday and they were both working hard.
  • This is an introduction to intuitionistic mathematics for mature mathematicians.


Late Middle English: from Old French mathematicien, from Latin mathematicus 'mathematical', from Greek mathēmatikos (see mathematical).

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