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linguist in Languages topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlinguistlin‧guist /ˈlɪŋɡwɪst/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 SPEAK A LANGUAGEsomeone who is good at foreign languages, especially someone who speaks several2 SLsomeone who studies or teaches linguistics
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linguistA brilliant linguist, he was also deeply interested in botany, chemistry and other scientific subjects.But linguists use the term very differently.Psycholinguists then produce theories of human parsing, and computational linguists produce theories of automated parsing.Day after day, skilled linguists don headsets and listen to the stolen conversations of foreign leaders in more than 100 languages.But the linguist can not determine relevance.It is characteristic of theoretical linguists that they select example sentences that computational linguists would categorise as pathological.The results should be of interest to linguists, philosophers and cognitive psychologists.