Specialty - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspeʃəlti|  American pronunciation of the word specialty
Brit.  |ˈspɛʃ(ə)lti|  British pronunciation of the word specialty


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


Buttermilk pie is a Southern specialty.

...a doctor with a specialty in internal medicine...

Our specialty is clam chowder.

Johnson's specialty is medieval European history.

Word forms

singular: specialty
plural: specialties
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