an|a|lyst [ˈænəl-ıst] n
[Date: 1600-1700; Origin: analysis or analyze]
1.) someone whose job is to think about something carefully in order to understand it, and often to advise other people about it
Political analysts expect the Conservatives to win.
investment/financial/business analyst
Cleary has been working as a computer analyst in Winchester.
2.) a doctor who helps people who have mental or emotional problems by making them talk about their experiences and relationships

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.


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