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Other Specialty 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"cial*ty\, n.; pl. {Specialties}. [F. sp['e]cialit['e]. Cf. {Speciality}.]
1. Particularity. Specialty of rule hath been neglected. --Shak.
2. A particular or peculiar case. [Obs.]
3. (Law) A contract or obligation under seal; a contract by deed; a writing, under seal, given as security for a debt particularly specified. --Chitty. --Bouvier. --Wharton (Law Dict.). Let specialties be therefore drawn between us. --Shak.
4. That for which a person is distinguished, in which he is specially versed, or which he makes an object of special attention; a speciality. Men of boundless knowledge, like Humbold, must have had once their specialty, their pet subject. --C. Kingsley.

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