Analyst - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈænəlɪst|  American pronunciation of the word analyst
Brit.  |ˈan(ə)lɪst|  British pronunciation of the word analyst

noun

- someone who is skilled at analyzing data
- an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions
- a licensed practitioner of psychoanalysis (syn: psychoanalyst)

Examples

My analyst felt that I was making good progress.

Political analysts expect the Conservatives to win.

Cleary has been working as a computer analyst in Winchester.

...a professed analyst of American presidential politics...

...one analyst who envisions a qualifiedly roseate future for the nation's automotive industry...

Word forms

noun
singular: analyst
plural: analysts
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