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


  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


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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  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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  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. Ahmed Siar Khoreishi:

    It's a huge loss, the majority of these people are under the age of 30. This is really scary, we have very limited qualified, specialist people.

  2. John Gore:

    I do not think we need to tell men `if you don’t use it, you lose it,’ if lower ejaculation frequency prompts a man to schedule a visit with a primary care provider or specialist, and that visit serves to examine and promote preventive care and wellness, then that would be a successful application of the results of this study.

  3. Rachael Farrokh:

    My doctor wants me to stay here( in California) and is bringing the hospital basically to my bedside, i'll have a doctor, a registered nurse, therapist and other specialist treat me from home. My eating disorder doctor has set all of this up for me.

  4. 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.

  5. Hughs Wood:

    Our clients often receive hundreds of dollars in perks, credits, upgrades, and exclusive experiences, take for example our clients checking into the Regent Berlin in Germany through our Suite Access program. Not only will they receive a minimum of $ 200 on-property credit but they also receive a complimentary original piece of the Berlin Wall for rates that Hughs Wood says are comparable to those found elsewhere. Are there any special hotel offerings that are not widely advertised ? Even if you don’t book with a travel specialist, the hotel might offer programs or services that aren't publicized.

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    an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
    • A. contempt
    • B. elation
    • C. impurity
    • D. snap

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