analyst

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noun an·a·lyst \ˈa-nə-ləst\

Definition of analyst

  1. 1 :  a person who analyzes or who is skilled in analysis

  2. 2 :  psychoanalyst

Examples of analyst in a sentence

  1. My analyst felt that I was making good progress.

Origin and Etymology of analyst

French analyste, from analyse analysis


First Known Use: 1656


ANALYST Defined for English Language Learners

analyst

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noun an·a·lyst \ˈa-nə-ləst\

Definition of analyst for English Language Learners

  • : a person who studies or analyzes something


ANALYST Defined for Kids

analyst

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noun an·a·lyst \ˈa-nə-ləst\

Definition of analyst for Students

  1. :  a person who studies or analyzes something <a financial analyst>


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analyst

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noun an·a·lyst \ˈan-əl-əst\

Medical Definition of analyst

  1. 1:  a person who analyzes or who is skilled in analysis

  2. 2:  psychoanalyst


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