strat·e·gist | \ˈstra-tə-jist \

Definition of strategist 

: a person skilled in strategy

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Trump's confrontational outlook applies to other trading partners as well as China, said Tai Hui, chief strategist for JP Morgan Asset Management, in a report. Joe Mcdonald,, "Trade war begins: U.S. tariffs take effect as China announces retaliation," 6 July 2018 Nickell, 49, lives in Missoula, Mont. and works as a content developer and PR strategist for a marketing firm. Will Higgins, Indianapolis Star, "What ever happened to those IU guys who got famous for smoking weed on TV?," 25 June 2018 The move follows the departure of other notable conservatives from the Republican Party, such as Mary Matalin, a longtime strategist for the party. Kevin Kelleher, Fortune, "George Will Leaves Republican Party, Urges Conservatives to Vote Against Donald Trump," 23 June 2018 Even so, David Whiston, equity strategist for Morningstar, agreed that Wall Street remains more excited about the autonomous vehicle story at GM. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, "Will Ford's Detroit train station purchase spark its stock price?," 15 June 2018 Osborne was a senior adviser for Trump’s campaign after serving as a senior communications strategist for one of Trump’s Republican primary rivals, Ben Carson. Todd Shields,, "T-Mobile's Getting Help From Trump Allies in Deal for Sprint," 25 May 2018 This is a game-changing moment and Penn has worked for the Clinton's forever and served as Hillary's chief strategist for her campaign in 2008. Fox News, "Strassel, Chaffetz on claims of Trump campaign surveillance," 22 May 2018 Young is chairman of the Ten Commandments political action committee and served as campaign strategist for former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. John Sharp,, "Public displays of Ten Commandments divide candidates in Alabama governor's race," 15 Apr. 2018 Richards will visit Senn High School on Saturday to chat with David Axelrod, chief strategist for Barack Obama's presidential campaigns and current director of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, about these stories and more. Allison Duncan, Chicago Reader, "‘Women are the most powerful political force in America right now,’ Cecile Richards says," 12 Apr. 2018

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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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