strat·​e·​gist | \ ˈstra-tə-jist How to pronounce strategist (audio) \

Definition of strategist

: a person skilled in strategy

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Recent Examples on the Web Shea has pleaded not guilty, as have his three co-defendants, including Bannon, Trump's former chief strategist. Larry Neumeister, Star Tribune, "NY judge urged to reject moving border wall case to Colorado," 12 Nov. 2020 Twitter also permanently banned Trump’s former chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, for violating its policies prohibiting incitement to violence. Washington Post, "Tech companies brace for the long haul with Trump’s unrelenting attacks on election outcome," 11 Nov. 2020 Facebook took down a widespread network of pages tied to President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Stephen Bannon for pushing misinformation about voter fraud and delegitimizing election results. Elizabeth Dwoskin, Anchorage Daily News, "Facebook takes down large network of pages tied to former Trump chief strategist Stephen Bannon," 10 Nov. 2020 In recent days, Facebook has taken down several pages linked to Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, for spreading misinformation. Brian Fung And Rishi Iyengar, CNN, "Misinformation channels claim Biden is no longer President-elect. That's not true.," 10 Nov. 2020 Associates close to Trump, including Giuliani and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, have promised more blockbuster leaks and secrets, which have yet to materialize. NBC News, "How a fake persona laid the groundwork for a Hunter Biden conspiracy deluge," 30 Oct. 2020 The New York Post named two sources in its reporting, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Tyler Van Dyke, Washington Examiner, "'It was very flimsy': Back-to-back reports claim New York Post insiders skeptical of Hunter Biden laptop story," 19 Oct. 2020 What’s more, the report was funded by the Rule of Law Society, a nonprofit organization founded by former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon, who has since been arrested for fraud. Monique Brouillette, National Geographic, "Why misinformation about COVID-19’s origins keeps going viral," 18 Sep. 2020 Among those accused of using private accounts to conduct public business are former chief of staff Reince Priebus, former chief strategist Steve Bannon, former chief economic adviser Gary Cohn, and senior advisers Stephen Miller and Ivanka Trump. Audrey Mcnamara, CBS News, "Melania Trump used private email for White House business, longtime friend says," 3 Sep. 2020

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1821, in the meaning defined above

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“Strategist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of strategist

: a person who is skilled in making plans for achieving a goal : someone who is good at forming strategies

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