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A man who has broad intellectual interests and is accomplished in areas of both the arts and the sciences.
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a man of any period who has a broad range of intellectual interests
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a man knowledgeable or proficient in more than one field.
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|Noun||1.||Renaissance man - 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"|
|2.||Renaissance man - a scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics|
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