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economist

Line breaks: econo|mist
Pronunciation: /ɪˈkɒnəmɪst
 
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Definition of economist in English:

noun

An expert in economics.
Example sentences
  • One of North America's leading agricultural economists said Tuesday that farms will have to adapt or perish.
  • Leading agricultural economists forecast that agriculture is moving to a bimodal system of production.
  • Neoclassical economists have traditionally argued in favor of efforts to increase national saving in the long run.

Words that rhyme with economist

agronomist, autonomist, ergonomist, physiognomist

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