English edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French spécialiste.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈspɛʃəlɪst/
  • (file)

Adjective edit

specialist (comparative more specialist, superlative most specialist)

  1. (British) 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.

Antonyms edit

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Translations edit

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.

Further reading edit

Anagrams edit

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French spécialiste.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

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

  1. specialist

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Indonesian: spesialis

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French spécialiste.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

specialist m (plural specialiști, feminine equivalent specialistă)

  1. specialist
    Synonym: expert

Declension edit

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

special +‎ -ist

Noun edit

specialist c

  1. a specialist
    Antonym: generalist

Declension edit

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

Related terms edit

See also edit

References edit