Definition of “specialize” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “specialize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“specialize” in American English

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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.

(Definition of “specialize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“specialize” in Business English

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specializeverb [ I ]

UK also specialise uk /ˈspeʃəlaɪz/ us

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)