devotion or restriction to a particular pursuit, branch of study, etc.
the act or process of specializing in something, or the thing itself
noun 1. a person who devotes himself or herself to one subject or to one particular branch of a subject or pursuit. 2. a medical practitioner who devotes attention to a particular class of diseases, patients, etc. 3. U.S. Army. an enlisted person of one of four grades having technical or administrative duties, the grades […]
[spesh-uh-lis-tik] /ˌspɛʃ əˈlɪs tɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to or characteristic of specialists or specialism.
- Specialist registrar
noun 1. a hospital doctor senior to a house officer but junior to a consultant, specializing in medicine (medical specialist registrar), surgery (surgical specialist registrar), or some subspeciality of either
[spe-syah-lee-tey duh la mey-zawn] /spɛ syɑ li teɪ də la meɪˈzɔ̃/ noun, French. 1. the specialty of the house (used in referring to the most important dish served by a restaurant).