What does specialty mean?

Definitions for specialty
ˈspɛʃ əl tispe·cial·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strengthnoun

    an asset of special worth or utility

    "cooking is his forte"

  2. peculiarity, specialness, specialty, speciality, distinctivenessnoun

    a distinguishing trait

  3. specialization, specialisation, specialty, speciality, specialismnoun

    the special line of work you have adopted as your career

    "his specialization is gastroenterology"

Wiktionary

  1. specialtynoun

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

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Specialty, Specialitynoun

    Particularity.

    Etymology: specialité, French; from special.

    On these two general heads all other specialties are dependent. Richard Hooker.

    The packet is not come,
    Where that and other specialties are bound. William Shakespeare.

    Speciality of rule hath been neglected. William Shakespeare.

    When men were sure, that in case they rested upon a bare contract without speciality, the other party might wage his law, they would not rest upon such contracts without reducing the debt into a speciality which accorded many suits. Matthew Hale.

ChatGPT

  1. specialty

    Specialty refers to a particular area of expertise, knowledge, or work that someone specializes in, acquired through intensive training or experience. It can also refer to an unusual or distinctive product or service that stands out from others due to its superior quality or uniqueness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Specialtynoun

    particularity

  2. Specialtynoun

    a particular or peculiar case

  3. Specialtynoun

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

  4. Specialtynoun

    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. Etymology: [F. spcialit. Cf. Speciality.]

Wikidata

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of specialty in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of specialty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of specialty in a Sentence

  1. Sean Naughton:

    We're definitely in a little bit of a shakeout right now, and I don't expect that all of these specialty grocers are going to survive.

  2. Justin Hochberg:

    My specialty is looking at things and seeing what they can be, as opposed to what they are.

  3. Andrew Mulcahy:

    For brand name drugs, where there isn't much competition, there's not a whole lot that's keeping those prices down, and so you can get into situations where patients and their health insurers are on the hook for thousands, tens of thousands of dollars for some of these expensive specialty drugs.

  4. Betsy Brantner-Smith:

    As a police officer for 29 years, I did everything from, dealt with mentally ill people … to negotiating people into letting their hostages go and talking to people out of killing themselves and delivering a baby, and tasering somebody 30 years younger than me through a neighborhood who just committed a burglary, and everything in between, in today's atmosphere, [there is] the expectation that police officers are going to have so much more specialty training, especially when we're talking about mental illness and and utilization of various different kinds of weapons and making sure that we're always exactly within policy and things like that.

  5. Stefan Borgas:

    Efficiency initiatives, which we expect to continue beyond 2016, reduced our production costs and led to record potash production at ICL Dead Sea and drove incremental profitability despite a difficult operating environment, in 2016, we will continue to create greater balance between our commodity and specialty businesses in order to optimally position ICL for further growth and profitability.

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