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Definition of specialty noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. specialties)
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  1. 1a type of food or product that a restaurant or place is famous for because it is so good Seafood is a specialty on the island. local/regional specialties specialty stores
  2. 2an area of work or study that someone gives most of their attention to and knows a lot about; something that someone is good at Her specialty is taxation law. She is finding out about medical specialties and the training required to become a doctor.
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