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"specialist" in British English

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specialistnoun [C]

uk   /ˈspeʃ.əl.ɪst/  us   /ˈspeʃ.əl.ɪst/
B2 someone who has a lot of experience, knowledge, or skill in a particular subject: a software specialist She's a specialist in modern French literature. specialist advice/help
(UK also consultant) a doctor who has special training in and knowledge of a particular area of medicine: She's a specialist in childhood illnesses. I've asked to be referred to a specialist about my back pain. a leading cancer/eye specialist

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(Definition of specialist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"specialist" in American English

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specialistnoun [C]

 us   /ˈspeʃ·ə·lɪst/
someone who limits his or her studying or work to a particular area of knowledge, and who is an expert in that area: She’s a specialist in financial management.
A specialist is also a doctor who works in and knows a lot about one particular area of medicine: an eye/heart/joint specialist
(Definition of specialist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"specialist" in Business English

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specialistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈspeʃəlɪst/
someone who has a lot of experience, knowledge, or skill in a particular subject or business area: specialist in sth She is a specialist in financial services and insurance.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET someone who works on a US stock market and buys and sells shares in particular types of companies: Specialists on regional exchanges sometimes have lower dealing costs than those in New York.

specialistadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈspeʃəlɪst/
having a lot of experience, knowledge, or skill in a particular subject or business area: The bank can give you specialist advice. It is always good to consult a specialist financial adviser. Five specialist firms are under investigation for allegedly interfering in the buying and selling of shares by investors.
(Definition of specialist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “specialist”
in Arabic مُتَخَصِّص…
in Korean 전문가…
in Portuguese especialista…
in Catalan especialista…
in Japanese 専門家, スペシャリスト…
in Chinese (Simplified) 专家, 专业人员, 专科医生…
in Turkish uzman, mütehassıs…
in Russian специалист…
in Chinese (Traditional) 專家, 專業人員, 專科醫生…
in Italian specialista…
in Polish specjalist-a/ka…
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