Specialization - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌspeʃələˈzeɪʃən|  American pronunciation of the word specialization
Brit.  |ˌspeʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən|  British pronunciation of the word specialization

noun

- the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose (syn: specialisation)
- the special line of work you have adopted as your career(syn: specialisation, specialism, speciality, specialty)

his specialization is gastroenterology

- (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function (syn: differentiation, specialisation)

Examples

His specialization is gastroenterology.

It was his area of specialization.

it was his area of specialization

Word forms

noun
singular: specialization
plural: specializations
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