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jour·nal·ist

journalist

 
 
pronunciation:
juhr n lihst
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person whose work is journalism.
She is a journalist for the local newspaper.
 
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The word journalist contains the following parts:
di, diurn, journ Latin root that means day
-ist Greek noun-forming suffix that means person who does or believes in
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Many words ending in -ist have a corresponding abstract noun form ending in -ism, and many have a corresponding adjective form ending in -ic (realistic, artistic).