(plural: ‘strategists‘; for the right pronunciation of this word, please click here)
a person who is an expert in drawing a plan of action;
a person who knows how to win a war, or some high level dispute, by planning attacks and defences, keeping the opponents approach in mind well in advance,
My son, Mash Bonigala, is a business strategist; he knows how to plan a business within the budget and knows how to make use of the sources to the maximum.
When it comes to politics, the political parties have strategists who understand the people’s minds as well as the opposition parties’ moves, and plan accordingly as to whom to stand for which position and how to approach a particular group of people and how much to spend during election season.
Chess players are the best war strategists who know how to move their armed forces for an attack while still predicting their opponents moves well in advance.