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

Definition of strategist

: a person skilled in strategy

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That is, most bond strategists think that a 50- year Treasury, for instance, would be structured in the same fashion as current offerings, with interest paid twice a year and the principal paid as a lump at maturity. Washington Post, "Why U.S. Ponders Going Long on ‘Methuselah’ Debt: QuickTake Q&A," 18 Sep. 2019 But whoever carried out the attack, the Iranian strategist said, the message to the West and its regional allies was the same. Eric Schmitt, New York Times, "Saudi Oil Attack Photos Implicate Iran, U.S. Says; Trump Hints at Military Action," 15 Sep. 2019 Academics and political strategists say digital ads don’t do much to persuade voters to switch candidates. Peter Elkind, ProPublica, "The Myths of the “Genius” Behind Trump’s Reelection Campaign," 11 Sep. 2019 So far, no company has been able to match the transaction volume of Opendoor, which sold 7,200 homes last year, according to estimates compiled by real estate tech strategist Mike DelPrete., "Opendoor ends free lunch as competition grows for online home-selling firms," 2 July 2019 At the end of each chapter, the author, an environmental scientist and sustainability strategist, provides Get-Growing Exercises, thought-provoking inquiries meant to increase awareness of the natural world and our relationship with it. Sally Peterson, oregonlive, "Homestead Brooklyn founder Summer Rayne Oakes holds book events in Portland," 4 Sep. 2019 The strategist was granted anonymity to discuss the internal deliberations. Lisa Mascaro, Detroit Free Press, "GOP shifts focus to Rep. Rashida Tlaib, House Dem 'squad' in campaign attacks," 31 Aug. 2019 Jeff Rusnak, a Cleveland political strategist who is advising Russo, told earlier this week that Russo was considering running. Cory Shaffer,, "Cuyahoga County’s top judge ‘seriously considering’ run for Ohio Supreme Court," 21 Aug. 2019 Greenland sat practically dead center between the population centers of the United States and several major cities in the U.S.S.R. To Pentagon strategists, that made Greenland a valuable piece of real estate. Author: Antonia Noori Farzan, Anchorage Daily News, "Trump reportedly wants to buy Greenland. So did the Truman administration.," 16 Aug. 2019

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1821, in the meaning defined above

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

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