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specializeverb [I]

 us   /ˈspeʃ·əˌlɑɪz/
to spend most of your time studying one particular subject or doing one type of work: She’s a lawyer who specializes in accident cases. The store specializes in Asian antiques.
specialized
adjective  us   /ˈspeʃ·əˌlɑɪzd/
Her job is very specialized.
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specializeverb [I]

(UK usually specialise) uk   /ˈspeʃ.əl.aɪz/  us   /ˈspeʃ.ə.laɪz/
B2 to spend most of your time studying one particular subject or doing one type of business: She hired a lawyer who specializes in divorce cases. a restaurant that specializes in seafood I enjoy working in general medicine, but I hope to be able to specialize in the future.

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"specialize" in Business English

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specializeverb [I]

(UK also specialise) uk   us   /ˈspeʃəlaɪz/
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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