social engineer
noun see social engineering

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • social engineering — n. the application of methods regarded as similar to engineering techniques in their emphasis on practicality, efficiency, and moral neutrality in an effort to solve a social problem or improve the condition of society social engineer n …   English World dictionary

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