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Polyglot: person having a speaking, reading, or writing knowledge of several languages. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/polyglot
Multilingual: A multilingual person, in a broad definition, is one who can communicate in more than one language, be it actively (through speaking, writing, or signing) or passively (through listening, reading, or perceiving). More specifically, the terms bilingual and trilingual are used to describe comparable situations in which two or three languages ...
If you know more than 3 languages, you are supertrilingual. (Which, of course, you can shorten to just being "super" :)
quadrilingual: Able to speak four languages.
class-conscious see class consciousness … used … to refer to the beliefs that a person holds regarding their social class or economic rank in society, the structure of their class, and their class interests [emphasis added] see also: social climber A person who is eager to gain a higher social status.
The term academic means Of or relating to education and scholarship: academic achievement; he had no academic qualifications [Oxford Online Dictionary] In your example, experience means direct observation of or participation in events as a basis of knowledge [Merriam-Webster] The academic experience could include classes taken, lectures ...
Snob: a person with an exaggerated respect for high social position or wealth who seeks to associate with social superiors and looks down on those regarded as socially inferior. "her mother was a snob and wanted a lawyer as a son-in-law" a person who believes that their tastes in a particular area are superior to those of other people. ...
flashy see flashiness excessive or unnecessary display his penchant for flashiness, as evidenced by his expensive, specially tailored suits May be even vain see vanity Excessive pride in or admiration of one’s own appearance or achievements
Probably image/imaging technician is close to what you are looking for. The term is often used in medical context but it may also refer to a wider context: Imaging technicians are more specifically known by the type of equipment they operate, and include X-ray technicians, magnetic resonance imaging techs, diagnostic medical sonographers and ...
I think the best word for this is photographer. You can find examples of people referring to astrophotography or electron microscope photography: Scharf started tinkering with electron microscopes after hours in a lab where he worked as an electronics engineer in the 1970s. Back then, most electron microscope photographers took out-of-focus photos of ...
Apparently, you're happy with a multi-word verb. The MWV 'fob off', which is transitive (compulsorily separable with pronouns: fob us off) can take a with- (prepositional) phrase, is perhaps the best choice; I'd say it's informal rather than slang: The sense is spelled out at Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 .2. fob off ...
Ummm... I don't think any English words will fit in this situation. I recommend to use "suggest"and describe more in details if you would like to elaborate it. There is a jargon-"bait-and-switch". However, it is a noun and not exactly what you want. I think @EdwinAshworth's word choice is excellent!
There is only one interpretation that I can find licensed. This demands that 'represent' be used as an intransitive verb here; 'When should I use "represent for"?' then becomes a poor question. With this transitive usage, it is clear that the string 'represents for' is accidental (I've added commas to make the grammar clearer): He represents, for the ...
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