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1. Without specialty or specialization.
2. Having no special function: unspecialized cells.


(ʌnˈspɛʃəˌlaɪzd) or


not specialized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unspecialized - not specialized or modified for a particular purpose or functionunspecialized - not specialized or modified for a particular purpose or function
general - applying to all or most members of a category or group; "the general public"; "general assistance"; "a general rule"; "in general terms"; "comprehensible to the general reader"
specialised, specialized - developed or designed for a special activity or function; "a specialized tool"
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They are also unspecialized, meaning that when one of them divides, the resulting cells can transform into another cell type.
The ubiquitous mallard is a generalist and as such its bill is relatively broad and unspecialized, allowing them to forage on a wide array of foods, from peanuts to fish eggs.
According to him, English is important yet coding is a more universal language and an unspecialized skill that should be taught in every public school in the world.
Shaikh Mohsen also praised His Majesty the King's keenness on this law which is indicative of strong national unity and unanimous willpower that overcame all factors of incongruity among the Bahraini people whilst observant to the jurisprudential uniqueness and compatibility of all of its articles with Islamic Sharia provisions and fortified by sureties that ensure that the articles of this law would not be subject to alteration by any unspecialized body.
There is a high stake on unspecialized groups of people that would not be able to understand the implications of the situation, similar to the Deveselu which implies a set of military understanding and geopolitical explanation.
Committee directed to write letters to schools and get answers from them and report to the committee, Issue of hiring teachers on low income on contact of 9 months and schools takes fees of 12 months from the students, unspecialized teachers, labour laws violation.
The FSAP document describes Lebanon's Insurance Control Commission positively but notes critically of the insurance sector, "There is a large number of unspecialized companies, including many small, family owned and managed companies, resulting in intense price competition.
The most likely explanation is that it's the body's physiological response to tissue damage, which causes tissue-specific stem cells responsible for regeneration and repair to dedifferentiate - or revert to an unspecialized state - and go into overdrive.
True, these titular equivalences are listed in a separate inventory, but their constant use seems unnecessarily condescending, given that the work's intended audience, even if unspecialized, is unlikely to be unsophisticated.
Stem cells are unspecialized cells that have the potential to develop into different cell types with specialized function, such muscle cells, red blood cells or brain cells.
The chief protective function for the embryo with unspecialized seed coat (thin-walled and collapsed cells) seems to be exercised by the pericarp wall of the cypsela (achene).
35% of the total expenditures on environmental protection from unspecialized producers.