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An expert in the use of mathematics and related subjects, particularly in investment management and stock trading.
[Short for quantitative.]
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a long pole for propelling a boat, esp a punt, by pushing on the bottom of a river or lake
to propel (a boat) with a quant
[C15: probably from Latin contus a pole, from Greek kontos]
1. (Computer Science) informal a highly paid computer specialist with a degree in a quantitative science, employed by a financial house to predict the future price movements of securities, commodities, currencies, etc
2. (Professions) informal a highly paid computer specialist with a degree in a quantitative science, employed by a financial house to predict the future price movements of securities, commodities, currencies, etc
[C20: from quantitative]
(Biography) Mary. born 1934, British fashion designer, whose Chelsea Look of miniskirts and geometrically patterned fabrics dominated London fashion in the 1960s
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Business Slang. an expert in quantitative analysis.
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Past participle: quanted
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