analyst

See also: Analyst

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French analyste.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

analyst (plural analysts)

  1. Someone who analyzes.
  2. (mathematics) A mathematician who studies real analysis.
  3. (computing) A systems analyst.
  4. (psychiatry) A practitioner of psychoanalysis.
    • 1952, Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man, Penguin Books (2014), page 185:
      “I had a difficult session with my analyst last evening and the slightest thing is apt to set me off.”
  5. A financial analyst; a business analyst.

TranslationsEdit

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