Definition of “generalist” - English Dictionary

(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 /ˈdʒenərəlɪst/ us

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.


uk /ˈdʒenərəlɪst/ us MARKETING

offering a range of products or services:

Most people ignore the benefits of widely spread generalist investment trusts.

(Definition of “generalist” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)