Definition of trialist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌɪəlɪst/
(British also triallist)


1A person who participates in a sports trial or motorcycle trial.
Example sentences
  • I've played a few but quite often they are full of youth team players and trialists and not really the same as competitive football.
  • It was a good work out for the regulars in the first-half but all eyes were on the triallists and goalkeeper Dean Wordsworth had a night to forget being beaten five times.
  • But league rules on trialists meant he has been limited to only two reserve games.
1.1A person who takes part in a clinical or market test of a new product.
Example sentences
  • Such a thought would be anathema to most clinical trialists.
  • We believe that trialists need to report a minimum set of information.
  • He helped build up interest in the site by giving away free trials and around two per cent of the trialists signed up for the annual £9.99 membership.

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