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There will always be conspiracy theorists and liars in public life. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But they sit out the first round, a fact that conspiracy theorists will seize on. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or, as the conspiracy theorists would have it, an entirely new body. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Conspiracy theorists argue that there are many groups who, in effect, censor the information we receive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Conspiracy theorists argue that the notice represented true policy and that the retreat by ministers is tactical. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This book tackles a question that has exercised cultural historians and literary theorists for some time. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The idea that governments had access to alien technology was to fire generations of conspiracy theorists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The conspiracy theorists have enjoyed a field day. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The absence of any evidence for such a plot does not deter conspiracy theorists. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Urban theorists today argue that cities are shaped by conscious political processes as much as hidden economic ones. Appelbaum, Richard P. Sociology (1995)The framework of the balanced constitution and mixed government was broadly accepted by political theorists and practising politicians alike. Roper, Jon Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)This eminent literary theorist was right. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Conspiracy theorists had a field day. Simon Ball THE GUARDSMEN (2004)Clearly, these are issues familiar to modernization theorists. Harrison, David The Sociology of Modernization and Development (1988)One for the conspiracy theorists, this. Times, Sunday Times (2014)IT'S pure agony for the families - and has spawned the next generation of conspiracy theorists. The Sun (2014)It was also felt a photo would not convince conspiracy theorists anyway - because they could claim it had been doctored. The Sun (2011)Conflict theorists argue that educational opportunities differ by class, race, and ethnicity. Appelbaum, Richard P. Sociology (1995)The only people to whom this should be'not known' are conspiracy theorists. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This helped incumbents in safe seats - precisely the people that the Agency theorists argue were the most exploitative. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was a distinguished political theorist, with three important scholarly works to his credit, as well as one great one. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Call me a conspiracy theorist, but I had a sudden hunch. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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Translations for 'theorist'

British English: theorist NOUN
A theorist is someone who develops an idea or a set of ideas in order to explain something.
...theorists unaligned with any particular doctrine.
  • American English: theorist
  • Brazilian Portuguese: teórico
  • Chinese: 理论家
  • European Spanish: teórico
  • French: personne qui a tendance à théoriserN
  • German: Theoretiker
  • Italian: teorico
  • Japanese: 理論家
  • Korean: 이론가
  • European Portuguese: teórico
  • Spanish: teórico

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