Definition of specialty noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈspeʃəlti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspeʃəlti//
(pl. specialties) (especially North American English or medical) = speciality
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regional specialties specialty stores Her specialty is taxation law. Doctors training for General Practice must complete programmes in a number of specialties, including Paediatrics. Telling jokes is my specialty! Word OriginMiddle English (denoting special affection or attachment): shortening of Old French especialte, from especial ‘especial’ (see special).
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