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Other Speciality Definition

[n] the special line of work you have adopted as your career; "his specialization is gastroenterology"
[n] a distinguishing trait
[n] an asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte"

Antonyms

weak point

Misc. Definitions

\Spe`ci*al"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Specialities}. [See {Special}, and {Specialty}.]
1. A particular or peculiar case; a particularity. --Sir M. Hale.
2. (Law) See {Specialty},
3.
3. The special or peculiar mark or characteristic of a person or thing; that for which a person is specially distinguished; an object of special attention; a special occupation or object of attention; a specialty. On these two general heads all other specialities are depedent. --Hooker. Strive, while improving your one talent, to enrich your whole capital as a man. It is in this way that you escape from the wretched narrow-mindedness which is the characteristic of every one who cultivates his speciality. --Ld. Lytton. We 'll say, instead, the inconsequent creature man, - For that'a his speciality. --Mrs. Browning. Think of this, sir, . . . remote from the impulses of passion, and apart from the specialities -- if I may use that strong remark -- of prejudice. --Dickens.
4. An attribute or quality peculiar to a species.

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