Definition of analyst in English:

analyst

noun

  • 1A person who conducts analysis.

    • ‘You are amongst the most experienced and talented political observers and analysts as well as governor.’
    • ‘The claims of seemingly legitimate analysts posting commentary online could not be ignored.’
    • ‘There are many reasons why most journalists, analysts, TV pundits and even the pollsters got it so wrong.’
    • ‘John L. Keane is an environmental analyst for a large public power and water system in the Phoenix area.’
    • ‘Proposals have been unveiled which are designed to improve the standard and conduct of analysts.’
    • ‘The protests, the criticism by analysts and the outright opposition by many students to the new fuel price policy were expected.’
    • ‘Private security analysts observe the mansion is still very vulnerable to attack in a country awash with guns.’
    • ‘Hong Kong Disneyland is also recruiting for a business systems analyst, a tax analyst and a duty engineer for the Disneyland hotel.’
    • ‘There have been many answers given by various analysts and writers.’
    • ‘The first time many Pembrokeshire farmers knew a pipeline might be crossing their land was when surveyors and analysts turned up unannounced.’
    • ‘The analysts and critics have all been outputting their views as to the reason why the West Indies came out of the game with such distinction.’
    • ‘Brooking, 55, already an MBE, is one of the most respected analysts and commentators on the game.’
    • ‘Were the finals drawing the attention of writers and analysts?’
    • ‘A Radicati analyst posted responses to the criticisms under a pseudonym.’
    • ‘The media and various analysts usually only comment on problems that are being talked about by the President or her aides.’
    • ‘That would really test what analysis and analysts are worth.’
    • ‘But the scheme, when it was announced in the early part of the year, drew immediate criticism from analysts.’
    • ‘It's brief statement Tuesday was closely scrutinized by analysts, who said they were surprised by its mild tone.’
    • ‘The implicit view in recent comments by analysts is that industry will remain under severe pressure as global competition hots up.’
    • ‘You know it was an oral debriefing so you have CIA analysts who might have interpreted it in different ways.’
    critic, analyst, pundit, commenter, monitor, observer, blogger, judge, evaluator, interpreter, exponent, expounder
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    1. 1.1A psychoanalyst.
      • ‘They then feel that when they interpret out of a greater receptivity to this, there is more conviction for the analyst and for the analysand.’
      • ‘Since the analysand comes to the analyst because of pain, the role of the psychoanalyst in my book is naturally the relief of that pain.’
      • ‘The contempt that some analysts show towards other approaches to psychotherapy is inappropriate.’
      • ‘The tool the analyst needs is her psychoanalytically trained selfhood to access the selfhood of the other.’
      • ‘Not only does one have to be concerned about individual analytic tools, but one also has to factor in the psychology of the individual analyst.’

Origin

Mid 17th century: from French analyste, from the verb analyser (see analyse).

Pronunciation:

analyst

/ˈan(ə)lɪst/