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Definition of Specialist


  1. One who devotes himself to some specialty; as, a medical specialist, one who devotes himself to diseases of particular parts of the body, as the eye, the ear, the nerves, etc.

Specialist Quotations

In October 1920 I went to Leeds as Reader in English Language, with a free commission to develop the linguistic side of a large and growing School of English Studies, in which no regular provision had as yet been made for the linguistic specialist.
J. R. R. Tolkien

Every man gets a narrower and narrower field of knowledge in which he must be an expert in order to compete with other people. The specialist knows more and more about less and less and finally knows everything about nothing.
Konrad Lorenz

I proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War as an artillery operations specialist in the all-black 503rd Field Artillery Battalion in the Second Infantry Division.
Charles B. Rangel

In 2002, a Scottish journalist, during a dinner meant to be private, absolutely wanted me to react to Stephen Hawking's comments. I said one shouldn't pay too much attention to what Hawking was saying because he was a celebrity but not a specialist of elementary particle theory.
Peter Higgs

I've always thought of myself as a cattle-handling specialist, a college professor first; autism is secondary.
Temple Grandin
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Specialist Translations

specialist in Dutch is kenner, deskundige, expert
specialist in German is Fachmann, Facharzt
specialist in Hungarian is szakember, szak-, specialista, szakorvos
specialist in Italian is specialista, specialista
specialist in Spanish is especialista
specialist in Swedish is specialist
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