Definition of nonspecific in English:

nonspecific

Syllabification: non·spe·cif·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌnänspəˈsifik
 
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adjective

1Not detailed or exact; general.
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  • The three predictions you say you made to me cannot be entertained, since they are vague and/or non-specific.
  • The problem with demanding intelligence information is that if we keep it non-specific, the government could say anything they want.
  • Lawyers for Mr Hockey said the evidence was based on hearsay evidence that was ‘vague and non-specific to a very great degree’.
1.1 Medicine Not assignable to a particular cause, condition, or category.
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  • Most tick-caused infections are asymptomatic or exhibit non-specific symptoms such as fever, fatigue, chills, and anorexia.
  • To find the cause of tiredness and the non-specific symptoms, consult your general physician.
  • Many symptoms of acute leukaemia are vague and non-specific.

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