strat·​e·​gist ˈstra-tə-jist How to pronounce strategist (audio)
: a person skilled in strategy

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The tech stalwarts have emerged as havens in the current stock market turmoil, said Todd Sohn, ETF strategist at Strategas. Hardika Singh, WSJ, 21 Mar. 2023 Desi Danganan: Executive Director of Kultivate Labs (Kapwa Gardens) and lead economic development strategist for SOMA Pilipinas cultural district. San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Mar. 2023 Brian Levitt, global strategist at Invesco, said the market is focusing on smaller banks with specialty lending businesses. Reuters, NBC News, 13 Mar. 2023 The new system allows banks around the world to conduct automatic checks on transfers of money from Iraq to other countries, said Ahmed Tabaqchali, the chief strategist for Asia Frontier Capital’s Iraq fund. Alissa J. Rubin, New York Times, 3 Mar. 2023 And around 30% of all S&P 500 companies’ revenue is earned in markets outside the US, said Quincy Krosby, chief global strategist for LPL Financial. Nicole Goodkind, CNN, 2 Mar. 2023 In 2016, Benton served as chief strategist for Great America PAC, a committee supporting Trump. Bart Jansen, USA TODAY, 17 Feb. 2023 Julianna now works as a political strategist for Gen Z for Change, a nonprofit that utilizes social media to push progressive policies. Dallas News, 8 Feb. 2023 Starring Matt Damon as campaign manager David Plouffe and Ben Affleck as chief strategist David Axelrod. Jay Martel, The New Yorker, 11 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of strategist was in 1821

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“Strategist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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strat·​e·​gist ˈstrat-ə-jəst How to pronounce strategist (audio)
: one skilled in strategy

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