specialist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French spécialiste.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈspɛʃəlɪst/
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specialist (comparative more specialist, superlative most specialist)

  1. (Britain) Specialised, involving detailed knowledge of a restricted topic.
    • 2021 December 15, Robin Leleux, “Awards honour the best restoration projects: Special Award: Signal Box Restoration”, in RAIL, number 946, page 57:
      This was a highly specialist job, and it has been very carefully carried out so that it is very hard to see that these windows are now modern replacements.

Noun[edit]

specialist (plural specialists)

  1. Someone who is an expert in, or devoted to, some specific branch of study or research.
    Synonyms: aficionado, enthusiast, connoisseur
  2. (medicine) A physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery.
    Hypernyms: see Thesaurus:physician
  3. (US, military) Any of several non-commissioned ranks corresponding to that of corporal.
  4. An organism that is specialized for a particular environment.
    The tree Lepidothamnus laxifolius is a high alpine specialist found in high-altitude bog communities and in scrub.
  5. A stenotopic species.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French spécialiste.

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Noun[edit]

specialist m (plural specialisten, diminutive specialistje n, feminine specialiste)

  1. specialist

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  • Indonesian: spesialis

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French spécialiste.

Noun[edit]

specialist m (plural specialiști, feminine equivalent specialistă)

  1. specialist

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

special +‎ -ist

Noun[edit]

specialist c

  1. a specialist

Declension[edit]

Declension of specialist 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative specialist specialisten specialister specialisterna
Genitive specialists specialistens specialisters specialisternas

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