ed·​u·​ca·​tion·​ist | \ ˌe-jə-ˈkā-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce educationist (audio) \
variants: or less commonly educationalist \ ˌe-​jə-​ˈkā-​shnə-​list How to pronounce educationist (audio) , -​shə-​nᵊl-​ist \

Definition of educationist

1 chiefly British : a professional educator
2 : an educational theorist

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educationists around the U.K. were largely in support of the reforms
Recent Examples on the Web The first is that educationists are using a broader range of methods to identify highly intelligent children, especially those from poor households. The Economist, "How and why to search for young Einsteins," 22 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of educationist

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Educationist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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