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specialise


Past participle: specialised
Gerund: specialising

Imperative
specialise
specialise
Present
I specialise
you specialise
he/she/it specialises
we specialise
you specialise
they specialise
Preterite
I specialised
you specialised
he/she/it specialised
we specialised
you specialised
they specialised
Present Continuous
I am specialising
you are specialising
he/she/it is specialising
we are specialising
you are specialising
they are specialising
Present Perfect
I have specialised
you have specialised
he/she/it has specialised
we have specialised
you have specialised
they have specialised
Past Continuous
I was specialising
you were specialising
he/she/it was specialising
we were specialising
you were specialising
they were specialising
Past Perfect
I had specialised
you had specialised
he/she/it had specialised
we had specialised
you had specialised
they had specialised
Future
I will specialise
you will specialise
he/she/it will specialise
we will specialise
you will specialise
they will specialise
Future Perfect
I will have specialised
you will have specialised
he/she/it will have specialised
we will have specialised
you will have specialised
they will have specialised
Future Continuous
I will be specialising
you will be specialising
he/she/it will be specialising
we will be specialising
you will be specialising
they will be specialising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been specialising
you have been specialising
he/she/it has been specialising
we have been specialising
you have been specialising
they have been specialising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been specialising
you will have been specialising
he/she/it will have been specialising
we will have been specialising
you will have been specialising
they will have been specialising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been specialising
you had been specialising
he/she/it had been specialising
we had been specialising
you had been specialising
they had been specialising
Conditional
I would specialise
you would specialise
he/she/it would specialise
we would specialise
you would specialise
they would specialise
Past Conditional
I would have specialised
you would have specialised
he/she/it would have specialised
we would have specialised
you would have specialised
they would have specialised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.specialise - devote oneself to a special area of work; "She specializes in honey bees"; "This baker specializes in French bread"
work - exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
2.specialise - be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?"
elaborate, expatiate, expound, lucubrate, dilate, flesh out, exposit, enlarge, expand - add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
spell out - make explicit; specify in detail; "You should spell out your demands"
3.specialise - suit to a special purpose; "specialize one's research"; "this kind of beak has become specialized in certain Galapagos finches"
modify - make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
4.specialise - become more focus on an area of activity or field of study; "She specializes in Near Eastern history"
vary, alter, change - become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
overspecialise, overspecialize - become overly specialized; "She overspecialized when she concentrated on verbs in Fijian"
branch out, broaden, diversify - vary in order to spread risk or to expand; "The company diversified"
5.specialise - evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment
evolve - undergo development or evolution; "Modern man evolved a long time ago"
Translations
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special

(ˈspeʃəl) adjective
1. out of the ordinary; un-usual or exceptional. a special occasion; a special friend.
2. appointed, arranged, designed etc for a particular purpose. a special messenger; a special tool for drilling holes.
noun
something which is special. There's a special (= a special train) due through here at 5.20.
ˈspecialist noun
a person who makes a very deep study of one branch of a subject or field. Dr Brown is a heart specialist.
speciality (speʃiˈəti) , (American) specialty (ˈspeʃəlti) plurals speciˈalities, ~ˈspecialties noun
1. a special product for which one is well-known. Brown bread is this baker's speciality.
2. a special activity, or subject about which one has special knowledge. His speciality is physics.
ˈspecialize, ˈspecialise verb
(usually with in) go give one's attention (to), work (in), or study (a particular job, subject etc). He specializes in fixing computers.
ˌspecialiˈzation, ˌspecialiˈsation noun
ˈspecialized, ˈspecialised adjective
(of knowledge, skills etc) of the accurate detailed kind obtained by specializing.
ˈspecially adverb
1. with one particular purpose. I picked these flowers specially for you; a splendid cake, specially made for the occasion.
2. particularly; exceptionally. He's a nice child, but not specially clever.
References in classic literature ?
In such cases natural selection might easily specialise, if any advantage were thus gained, a part or organ, which had performed two functions, for one function alone, and thus wholly change its nature by insensible steps.