Speciality - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌspeʃiˈæləti|  American pronunciation of the word speciality
Brit.  |ˌspɛʃɪˈalɪti|  British pronunciation of the word speciality

noun

- an asset of special worth or utility (syn: forte, metier, specialty, strength)
- a distinguishing trait (syn: distinctiveness, peculiarity, specialness, specialty)
- the special line of work you have adopted as your career (syn: specialisation, specialism, specialization, specialty)

Examples

My father was a historian of repute. His speciality was the history of Germany.

They dined on the restaurant speciality, Sicilian-style macaroni.

Wood-carvings are a speciality of this factory.

The restaurant offers a wide variety of local specialities.

Preston's speciality was night photography.

The speciality of the hum is the lone drunk.

Word forms

noun
singular: speciality
plural: specialities
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