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maven

noun
variants: also mavin

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1 a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field
  • an investment maven, he was doing well even when the market was doing poorly

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2 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something
  • a science-fiction maven who could talk for hours about fictional technology

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The first known use of maven was in 1950

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“Maven.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/maven. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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