What does specialty mean?

Definitions for specialtyˈspɛʃ əl ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word specialty.

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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alien Life -RSB- Raymond:

    Each microbe has a specialty and they are complementary.

  2. Juliette Cubanski:

    Much of the increase is due to introduction of high-cost specialty medications.

  3. Felipe Gurdian:

    There's still reluctance to adopt bigger bags for a nuanced product like specialty coffees.

  4. Brian Tanquilut:

    This is going to be a big issue going forward for some specialty pharmacies and will drive pricing compression.

  5. Nils Behnke:

    Companies that were heavily into specialty indications thought they were immune, but it is now clear that they are not.

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