statist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin status (state) +‎ -ist.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

statist (plural statists)

  1. (archaic) A skilled politician or one with political power, knowledge or influence. [from 16th c.]
    • 1646, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, I.3:
      Statists and Politicians, unto whom Ragione di Stato is the first Considerable, as though it were their business to deceive the people, as a Maxim, do hold, that truth is to be concealed from them [...].
  2. (dated) A statistician. [from 19th c.]
  3. A supporter of statism. [from 20th c.]

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Adjective[edit]

statist (comparative more statist, superlative most statist)

  1. Pertaining to statism.
    • 2008, Bradley Simpson, Economists with Guns, page 26:
      By the early 1950s, however, the rising expectations for economic growth in the developing world were being dashed by the failure of foreign investment to materialize and by the declining terms of trade in these same raw materials, increasing the appeal of statist solutions.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

statist m (definite singular statisten, indefinite plural statister, definite plural statistene)

  1. supernumerary, walk-on, extra (background actor)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

statist m (definite singular statisten, indefinite plural statistar, definite plural statistane)

  1. an extra (person without a speaking part appearing in a film or play)


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English statist.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /stǎtist/

Noun[edit]

stàtist m

  1. an extra (person without a speaking part appearing in a film or play)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • statist” in Hrvatski jezični portal