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generalist

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noun gen·er·al·ist \ˈjen-rə-list, ˈje-nə-\

Simple Definition of generalist

  • : a person who knows something about a lot of subjects

Full Definition of generalist

  1. :  one whose skills, interests, or habits are varied or unspecialized

Examples of generalist

  1. The staff includes both generalists and specialists.



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First Known Use of generalist

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Medical Dictionary

generalist

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noun gen·er·al·ist \ˈjen-(ə-)rə-ləst\

Medical Definition of generalist

  1. :  an individual whose skills or interests extend to several different medical fields; especially :  general practitioner




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