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Meaning of RENAISSANCE MAN

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics
  2. [n]  a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests; "a statistician has to be something of a generalist"
 
 Synonyms: generalist
 
 Antonyms: specialiser, specialist, specializer
 
 See Also: scholar, scholarly person, student

 

 

 

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