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Definition of specialist noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    specialist

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈspɛʃəlɪst//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who is an expert in a particular area of work or study a specialist in Japanese history
  2. 2a doctor who has specialized in a particular area of medicine a cancer specialist You need to see a specialist. compare generalist
specialist adjective [only before noun]
 
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specialist magazines You need some specialist advice.