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Definition of generalis

"generalis" is probably misspelled. Trying generalist instead Definition of generalist

1. generalist [ n ] a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests
Examples: "a statistician has to be something of a generalist"

Used in print:

(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)

We hear equally fervent concern over the belief that we have not enough generalists who can see the over-all picture and combine our national skills and knowledge for useful purposes .

This problem of the optimum balance in the relative numbers of generalists and specialists can be investigated on a communicative network basis .

So we see that a specialist is a man who knows more and more about less and less as he develops , as contrasted to the generalist , who knows less and less about more and more .

Synonyms generalist Renaissance_man Related Terms specialist scholar

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