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spe·cial·ism

 (spĕsh′ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. Concentration of one's efforts in a given occupation or field of study.
2. A field of specialization.
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specialism

(ˈspɛʃəˌlɪzəm)
n
the act or process of specializing in something, or the thing itself
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specialism

1. a devotion or restriction to a particular pursuit, branch of study, etc.
2. a field of specialization within a science or area of knowledge, as otology within medicine. — specialist, n. — specialistic, adj.
See also: Knowledge
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.specialism - the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
engrossment, immersion, absorption, concentration - complete attention; intense mental effort
2.specialism - 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
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Translations

specialism

[ˈspeʃəˌlɪzəm] Nespecialidad f
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specialism

[ˈspɛʃəlɪzəm] n
(= speciality) → spécialisation f
(= specialization) → spécialisation f
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specialism

n (= specializing)Spezialisierung f; (= special subject)Spezialgebiet nt
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specialism

[ˈspɛʃəlɪzm] n (subject, skill) → specialità f inv; (specialization) → specializzazione f
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The different knowledge areas would mean they can be employed in any department/sector while specialism tends to narrow your options in terms of flexibility so will it be the same if the area of specialism goes obsolete.
"The knowledge they've gained working in a particular specialism is something we're very keen to harness.
He was presented with the Supporting Specialism Award at Shaw healthcare's annual Shaw Star Awards in recognition of the "exceptional" support he gives service users.
Both Rav and Tom will specialise in working with local businesses with an annual turnover of between PS250,000 and PS50 million across all sectors but with a specialism in manufacturing businesses which already operate, or are seeking to operate in key overseas markets.
"A key specialism of our Qatari office will be real estate development and construction work where we offer our clients some of the most experienced legal advisors in the region," he said.
Sophie, who also volunteers at Southam United, selected the football development specialism which culminated in the group delivering a festival for the rest of the leaders on the final afternoon.
This is an area of specialism in the North East and its good to hear that the Government is continuing to support the likes of Nissan."
He has enjoyed a varied teaching career, working in Manchester, Liverpool and Wirral in roles as teacher, head of department, director of specialism and assistant headteacher.