theoretician
noun Date: 1886 theorist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • theoretician — [[t]θɪ͟ərətɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] theoreticians N COUNT A theoretician is the same as a theorist. ...socialist theoreticians. Syn: theorist, thinker …   English dictionary

  • theoretician — noun a) someone who is expert in the theory of a particular science or art b) a theorist …   Wiktionary

  • theoretician — the|o|re|ti|cian [ ,θiərə tıʃn ] noun count a THEORIST …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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