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the·o·re·ti·cian

 (thē′ər-ĭ-tĭsh′ən, thîr′ĭ-)
n.
One who formulates, studies, or is expert in the theory of a science or an art.
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theoretician

(ˌθɪərɪˈtɪʃən)
n
a student or user of the theory rather than the practical aspects of a subject
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the•o•re•ti•cian

(ˌθi ər ɪˈtɪʃ ən, ˌθɪər ɪ-)

n.
a person who deals with or is expert in the theoretical part of a subject.
[1885–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.theoretician - someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
intellectual, intellect - a person who uses the mind creatively
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Translations

theoretician

[ˌθɪərəˈtɪʃən] theorist [ˈθɪərɪst] Nteórico/a m/f
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theoretician

, theorist
nTheoretiker(in) m(f)
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theoretician

[ˌθɪərɪˈtɪʃən] nteorico/a
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These men, though enchanted with the sovereign for refusing the command of the army, yet blamed him for such excessive modesty, and only desired and insisted that their adored sovereign should abandon his diffidence and openly announce that he would place himself at the head of the army, gather round him a commander in chief's staff, and, consulting experienced theoreticians and practical men where necessary, would himself lead the troops, whose spirits would thereby be raised to the highest pitch.
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was an influential art critic and theoretician and one of the leading figures of the Florentine Baroque, says Bredekamp.
As part of that effort, the city council of Budapest, which is dominated by Orban Fidesz party, will reportedly follow through on plans to remove a statue of the renowned Jewish literary critic and Marxist theoretician Gyorgy Lukacs, reported Le Monde.
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Paul Dirc was among the great scientific geniuses of his times: a colleague of Einstein and one of the discoverers of quantum mechanics, he also predicted antimatter and was the youngest theoretician to win the Nobel Prize in physics.
Brin said his professor was "primarily a theoretician, and it's incredible the amount of impact he has had directly on products and companies." 2009 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)
Your guide will be American Denis Wood, a "geographer and theoretician" whose early work was in something called psychogeography.
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Kuzmin as a literary theoretician was a key figure in the reaction against Symbolism for the new generation, and ultimately influential in Russian art, despite a totalitarian state's severe attempts to subdue and utilize art for its own propaganda.
Theoretician Graeme Ruxton of the University of Glasgow, author of Avoiding Attack (2004, Oxford University Press), protests the assumption of a predator's "apparently maladaptive loss of interest."
The 81-year-old Giorgio Napolitano was for decades a top leader of the Italian Communist Party and a close comrade of Antonio Gramsci, the top theoretician on communist cultural warfare.