Definition of generalist in English:

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generalist

Pronunciation: /ˈjen(ə)rələst/

noun

A person competent in several different fields or activities: with a generalist’s education and some specific skills
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  • Look to your own ranks to find competent generalists.
  • Two recent molecular studies removed these doubts for several species and show that most of the dominant species were acting as generalists under field conditions.
  • The analyses in table 6 assess whether generalists and specialists learn differently from heterogeneous accident experiences.
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