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English definition of “specialize”


verb [I] (UK also specialise)
to spend most of your time studying one particular subject or doing one type of business: specialize in sth The bank has hired a trader to specialize in Southeast Asian and Latin American currencies.
(Definition of specialize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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