Renaissance man: Meaning and Definition of

Ren'aissance man'

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  1. a cultured man of the Renaissance who was knowledgeable, educated, or proficient in a wide range of fields.
  2. (sometimes l.c.) a present-day man who has acquired profound knowledge or proficiency in more than one field.
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