What does specialist mean?

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ˈspɛʃ ə lɪstspe·cial·ist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. specialist, specializer, specialisernoun

    an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning

  2. specialist, medical specialistnoun

    practices one branch of medicine

Wiktionary

  1. specialistnoun

    Someone who is an expert in, or devoted to, some specific branch of study or research.

  2. specialistnoun

    A physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery.

  3. specialistnoun

    Any of several non-commissioned ranks corresponding to that of corporal.

  4. specialistadjective

    Specialised.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Specialistnoun

    one who devotes himself to some specialty; as, a medical specialist, one who devotes himself to diseases of particular parts of the body, as the eye, the ear, the nerves, etc

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. specialist

    1. One who limits himself to his chosen mode of ignorance, and gets further into a bog than the man ahead of him. 2. A kind of hypnotic trance wherein a person by centering his gaze on a given object renders the object smaller in proportion as his illusion grows.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specialist' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2746

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specialist' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4096

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specialist' in Nouns Frequency: #915

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of specialist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of specialist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of specialist in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A person who can speak lies relentlessly without guilt and shame is often invited as analyst/specialist/expert for panel discussion of news channels and one who could also play with the emotion of the people oft spends longer duration and even becomes a regular member of the team

  2. Mwenda Njoka:

    There is a boundary that is being constructed around the Kenya Somali border, it has been porous for a long time because the previous government have not taken serious action. [ But ] in the recent past we have established a border patrol police, a specialist police.

  3. Brie Larson:

    I had to stay out of the sun to get rather pale, i went on a restrictive diet ... and worked with a trauma specialist to talk about how the brain would organize itself around the sexual abuse and being trapped in a room that long but it didn't stick to me.

  4. Jenny Radesky:

    The advice that I would give to parents is that if they are worrying about their child having some sleep problems, they should consult a specialist, in many cases, these parental worries are indeed part of a normative developmental stage( such as, for example, their child waking up a few times during the night, or having problems falling asleep) but still it would be beneficial to know that, and parents could feel more relaxed ; but in other cases, these are indeed part of a developmental problem.

  5. Judith Miller:

    My specialist said, ‘Judith, God just saved your life. Because it was so small, it would never have been detected.

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