specialistic

specialistic

[spesh-uh-lis-tik]
adjective
pertaining to or characteristic of specialists or specialism.

Origin:
1880–85; specialist + -ic

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specialist (ˈspɛʃəlɪst)
 
n
1.  a.  a person who specializes in or devotes himself to a particular area of activity, field of research, etc
 b.  (as modifier): specialist knowledge
2.  an enlisted rank in the US Army denoting technical qualifications that entitle the holder to a noncommissioned officer's pay
3.  ecology Compare generalist an organism that has special nutritional requirements and lives in a restricted habitat that provides these
 
special'istic
 
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