Definitions for generalistˈdʒɛn ər ə lɪst
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
gen•er•al•istˈdʒɛn ər ə lɪst(n.)
a person whose knowledge, aptitudes, and skills are applied to a field as a whole or to a variety of different fields
Ref: (opposed to specialist ).
Origin of generalist:
Renaissance man, generalist(noun)
a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests
"a statistician has to be something of a generalist"
A person with a broad general knowledge, especially one with more than superficial knowledge in several areas and the ability to combine ideas from diverse fields.
A general practitioner.
Species which can thrive in a wide variety of environmental conditions.
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