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nonspecialist

Syllabification: non·spe·cial·ist
Pronunciation: /ˌnänˈspeSHəlist
 
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Definition of nonspecialist in English:

noun

A person who is not an expert or specialist in a particular subject.
Example sentences
  • One simple way to describe them is to say they are non-specialists who think they are specialists.
  • These papers are all here, and they make hard reading for non-specialists.
  • Even the non-specialists will stand a chance of winning a medal.

adjective

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Not having or requiring specialist knowledge.
Example sentences
  • The text is detailed but generally well argued and clear enough for the non-specialist reader to find his or her way.
  • All the other non-specialist presenters are so bland they melt into one.
  • There are no long musical quotations or discussions of musical theory to confuse the non-specialist reader.

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