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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.
specialization in the Mining Engineering and Management Department at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will increase research opportunities and funding, and develop critical collaborations.
This specialization recognizes Carousel as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy, and support highly sophisticated Cisco network security solutions, and it affirms that Carousel now has the highest level of expertise and best-in-class capabilities with Ciscos Security Architecture and Technologies.
The goal of this study is to provide insight for the phenomena of specialization selection and suggest ways and means for those involved for the improvement of related policies and practices.
FEU Tech's new offerings for the school year of 2014-2015 include Mechanical Engineering, a specialization in Business Analytics for the Computer Science program, and a specialization in Business Analytics and/or Service Management for the Information Technology program.
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.
Recently Symantec enhanced its partner program in the Middle East with a new specialization that addresses both the increasing need for relevant and reliable mobility strategies and the opportunities for channel partners to benefit from this growing trend.
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Symantec partners achieve Specialization by meeting certain requirements that deepen their knowledge and proficiency in a solution family, and Specialized Symantec partners receive exclusive benefits as a result of their investment.
This specialization recognizes ePlus as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy, and support highly sophisticated Cisco network security solutions.