Definitions for renaissance man
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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 scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics
a man with extraordinarily broad and comprehensive knowledge.
Renaissance Man is a 1994 comedy film, directed by Penny Marshall, starring Danny DeVito, Gregory Hines, James Remar, and Ed Begley, Jr. It also features Mark Wahlberg in one of his earliest roles. In Australia, the film is known under the title of Army Intelligence. The film was also remarketed several months after its initial release as a comedy, this time as a drama under the title of By the Book.
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