Definitions for specialtyˈspɛʃ əl ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strength(noun)

    an asset of special worth or utility

    "cooking is his forte"

  2. peculiarity, specialness, specialty, speciality, distinctiveness(noun)

    a distinguishing trait

  3. specialization, specialisation, specialty, speciality, specialism(noun)

    the special line of work you have adopted as your career

    "his specialization is gastroenterology"


  1. specialty(Noun)

    That in which one specializes; a chosen expertise or talent.

    They cook well overall, but their true specialty is pasta.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Specialty(noun)


  2. Specialty(noun)

    a particular or peculiar case

  3. Specialty(noun)

    a contract or obligation under seal; a contract by deed; a writing, under seal, given as security for a debt particularly specified

  4. Specialty(noun)

    that for which a person is distinguished, in which he is specially versed, or which he makes an object of special attention; a speciality

  5. Origin: [F. spcialit. Cf. Speciality.]


  1. Specialty

    A specialty in medicine is a branch of medical science. After completing medical school, physicians or surgeons usually further their medical education in a specific specialty of medicine by completing a multiple year residency to become a medical specialist.

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