educationist

noun

ed·​u·​ca·​tion·​ist ˌe-jə-ˈkā-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce educationist (audio)
variants or less commonly educationalist
1
chiefly British : a professional educator
2
: an educational theorist

Examples of educationist in a Sentence

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, 22 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of educationist was in 1829

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“Educationist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/educationist. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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