Definition of theorist in English:


Syllabification: the·o·rist
Pronunciation: /ˈTHēərist, ˈTHi(ə)r-


  • A person concerned with the theoretical aspects of a subject; a theoretician.
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    • Yet as a scholar and a theorist in his field, his reputation is unparalleled.
    • Different theorists and proponents give different emphasis to different aspects.
    • Critical theorists thus believe that theoretical debates are basically political debates.

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