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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsavantsav‧ant /ˈsævənt $ səˈvɑːnt, sæ-/ noun [countable] formal  1 INTELLIGENTsomeone who knows a lot about a subject2 someone who has mental problems and may have lower intelligence than average, but who can do one thing very well, such as adding numbers very quickly
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savantAt the start of his research into savants there were only 50 known cases in the world.Well, my father and grandfather would have agreed with you; but modern savants have rejected the concept.Ignorance and ingratitude, such is the lot of the savant.At the other extreme sit the savants at Morgan Stanley & Co.What Tughlukabad was to the military of fourteenth-century Delhi, the suburb of Hauz Khas was to the savants.
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