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generalist

generalist

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

: a person who knows something about a lot of subjects

Full Definition of GENERALIST

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

Examples of GENERALIST

  1. The staff includes both generalists and specialists.

First Known Use of GENERALIST

1611

generalist

noun gen·er·al·ist \ˈjen-(ə-)rə-ləst\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GENERALIST

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

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