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spe·cial·i·za·tion

 (spĕsh′ə-lĭ-zā′shən)
n.
1. The act of specializing or the process of becoming specialized.
2. Biology
a. Adaptation, as of an organ or a species, to a specific function or environment.
b. A character or feature resulting from such adaptation.

specialization

, specialty - Specialization refers to the process of becoming specialized; specialty refers to a special pursuit, occupation, or product.
See also related terms for occupation.

specialization

An arrangement within an alliance wherein a member or group of members most suited by virtue of technical skills, location, or other qualifications assume(s) greater responsibility for a specific task or significant portion thereof for one or more other members.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.specialization - the act of specializingspecialization - the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
change of state - the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
2.specialization - the special line of work you have adopted as your career; "his specialization is gastroenterology"
calling, career, vocation - the particular occupation for which you are trained
3.specialization - (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function; "cell differentiation in the developing embryo"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
adaption, adaptation, adjustment - the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
Translations
specializace
specialisering
specializálódásszakosodás
sérhæfing
specializacija
uzmanlaşma

specialization

[ˌspeʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] N (= act) → especialización f; (= subject) → especialidad f

specialization

[ˌspɛʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] specialisation (British) nspécialisation f

specialization

nSpezialisierung f (→ in auf +acc); (= special subject)Spezialgebiet nt

specialization

[ˌspɛʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃn] nspecializzazione f

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 ?
This has resulted in a specialization of reporters --one man runs for the news and another man writes it.
Seeing the ease and security in which these people were living, I felt that this close resemblance of the sexes was after all what one would expect; for the strength of a man and the softness of a woman, the institution of the family, and the differentiation of occupations are mere militant necessities of an age of physical force; where population is balanced and abundant, much childbearing becomes an evil rather than a blessing to the State; where violence comes but rarely and off-spring are secure, there is less necessity--indeed there is no necessity--for an efficient family, and the specialization of the sexes with reference to their children's needs disappears.
He attempted to read books that required years of preliminary specialization.
The topic of embedded systems is the basis for this Specialization.
Contract notice: The choice of leading training providers for nurses and midwives specialization training, which will begin in 2015.
His topics include main principles, specialization techniques, offline specialization, applications, the precision of program analysis, reification, specializing incomplete programs, exploiting specialization, incremental runtime specialization, data specialization, and scientific perspectives.
This specialization recognizes ePlus as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy, and support highly sophisticated Cisco network security solutions.
These significant changes include merging the Community and Mental Health Counseling specialties into one specialization--Clinical Mental Health Counseling; setting 600 hours of internship as the common requirement across specializations; infusing competencies in Addictions and Emergency and Crisis Response in all programs; and establishing a new Addictions specialization.
Divide and Conquer: A Comparative History of Medical Specialization, by George Weisz.
Field specialization in production and marketing resource economics, development and trade, and consumer behavior.
Specialization among physicians has grown to more than 40 specialties and resulted in continuity of care being a serious problem for patients, particularly those 65 and older.
To facilitate school-university collaboration, three faculty from the university, one from each of the three credential specialization areas (elementary, secondary, special education), and a K-12 teacher with considerable knowledge of and experience teaching in the district, assumed the role of coordinators.