Definition of 'specialize'
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And we specialize in out-of-the-way places the big airlines refuse to serve, and we bring back products that otherwise wouldn't be sold! SEIZE THE RECKLESS WIND (2001)As to your remark, there are plenty of journals in this country which specialize in serving up scandal at the coffee table. TO HIS JUST DESSERTS (2001)
Ursula prefers variety, and like most of the other collectors she chooses not to specialize but rather just to do whatever's needed. THE SAVAGE GIRL (2001)
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British English: specialize /ˈspɛʃəˌlaɪz/ VERB
If you specialize in an area of study or a type of work, you know a lot about it and spend a lot of your time and attention on it.
...a professor who specializes in European history.
- American English: specialize
- Arabic: يَتَخَصَّصُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: especializar-se
- Chinese: 精通于
- Croatian: specijalizirati
- Czech: specializovat se
- Danish: specialisere
- Dutch: specialiseren
- European Spanish: especializarse
- Finnish: erikoistua
- French: se spécialiser
- German: spezialisieren
- Greek: ειδικεύομαι
- Italian: specializzarsi
- Japanese: 専門にする
- Korean: 전문으로 하다
- Norwegian: spesialisere
- Polish: wyspecjalizować się
- European Portuguese: especializar-se
- Romanian: a se specializa
- Russian: специализироваться
- Spanish: especializarse
- Swedish: specialisera (sig)
- Thai: เชี่ยวชาญเป็นพิเศษ
- Turkish: uzmanlaşmak
- Ukrainian: спеціалізуватися
- Vietnamese: chuyên về
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