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non-specific  

, nonspecific  
1       adj   Non-specific medical conditions or symptoms have more than one possible cause.  
usu ADJ n  
...non-specific headaches.     
2       adj   Something that is non-specific is general rather than precise or exact.  
usu ADJ n  
I intend to use these terms in a deliberately non-specific and all-embracing way.     
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n.
A non-scholarship player in college/university sports
n.
Serious Specific neurologic sate
n.
specific language used in the Pentagon
n.
the jargon specific to the Pentagon
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
n.
monetary or non-monetary worth given to virtual assets or contents
[Tech.]
n.
A specific technical worksheet tool with performer's requirements. Excellent start of negotiations between performers, managers and contractors. (These requirements might include sound and light conditions for the show, food lodging and transportation of artistic talents)
n.
Lesewut is a German word for "reading craze" (literally) used to describe a specific period in the intellectual history of Germany from the late eighteenth century onward.
n.
the diametrically opposite point on Earth's surface for a specific place
exp.
behave in a manner that is commonly considered as specific to women
[Fam.] it is used most frequently when referring to men who show lack of courage or an excessive shyness or sensitivity. E.g Don't be a pussy; You're such a pussy
n.
the act of transferring virtual content or value on the Internet to a specific destination
[Tech.]

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