generalist generalist  /ˈdʒɛ nə rə lɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests

Usage(s):

  1. Unless you have a close friend or relative in medicine, you still need a good generalist someone who knows you and knows the ropes.
  2. It is generalist to the core.

News

  • Wellness Program adds Sewing Group

    Clients in the Step By Step Wellness program have been discovering their creativity as they participate in the program’s new sewing group. Established by staff generalist Virginia Lockhart, the sewing group has been busy on a number of projects including; tote bags for Catholic Charities’ food pantry as well as decorative pillows for the group members. Continue reading ? The post Wellness ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today

Quotes

  1. "I've never gotten into deep political discussions with him," King said. "But I would say if he has a working knowledge of politics, he's as good a generalist as there is in broadcasting. If I ran a network, I'd hire him."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Larry King Source: Jamaica Observer

  2. "The government will also provide an extra $18.3 million over four years to fund five more rural generalist positions in 07-08 with more positions funded in the following years," Mr Beattie said. "Rural generalists are an emerging type of...
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Peter Beattie Source: The Age

  3. "It's the generalist winning over the specialist," said Christos Papadimitriou, professor of computer sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, and co-author of the paper.
    on Nov 24, 2008 By: Christos Papadimitriou Source: Science Daily (press release)

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