Definition of strategist in English:



  • A person skilled in planning action or policy, especially in war or politics.

    • ‘This brain teaser would challenge world history's best political and military strategists.’
    • ‘By and large the strategists and planners have got it right.’
    • ‘They may not be military strategists, but market observers are betting that the war will be brief.’
    • ‘Now that seems to me, the decided area of concern for a few political strategists.’
    • ‘I am not a politician or a military strategist: I have no idea how to fight terrorists effectively.’
    • ‘Now is the moment for our economists and industrial strategists to prepare.’
    • ‘He and later strategists were intent on waging a type of war based on rapid, decisive maneuver.’
    • ‘These military successes owed much to Charlemagne's ability as a strategist and a diplomat.’
    • ‘How odd then, that when it comes to oil so many strategists and politicians seem to find grasping the supply-demand equation so tough.’
    • ‘Military strategists have long understood the value of catching an enemy by surprise.’
    • ‘It was a familiar exercise for the former general, widely regarded as one of Israel's greatest military strategists.’
    • ‘Civilian strategists were neglecting the military side of strategy.’
    • ‘I think the real blame lies with the Labor Party's strategists, media advisers and pollsters.’
    • ‘The political (as well as military) strategists will be holding their breath, more than ever.’
    • ‘Theirs was a textbook case of how not to win an election, and will be studied by political analysts and party strategists for years.’
    • ‘At a time when political strategists are looking to business for ideas, it seems an excellent plan.’
    • ‘The best strategists have at their fingertips a wide assortment of doctrinal tools.’
    • ‘The concepts in gray are those the military strategist provided in an ontology of war.’
    • ‘His strategists keep advising him to look deep into the lens, to use his hands for emphasis, to speak slowly.’
    • ‘This is the main concern worrying the economic strategists of the Russian ruling elite.’