generalist Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"generalist" in British English

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generalistadjective, noun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒen.ər.əl.ɪst/  us   /-ɚ-/ formal
(someone who is) not ​specialized: Children of this ​age need ​specialistrather than generalist ​teachers.
(Definition of generalist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"generalist" in Business English

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generalistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdʒenərəlɪst/
HR someone who has a ​range of ​skills and ​knowledge: We need our ​managers to be generalists - ​people who understand the ​pressures of ​running a ​business.

generalistadjective

uk   us   /ˈdʒenərəlɪst/ MARKETING
offering a ​range of ​products or ​services: Most ​people ignore the ​benefits of widely ​spread generalist ​investmenttrusts.
(Definition of generalist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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