Definition of “specialty” - English Dictionary

“specialty” in British English

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specialtynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspeʃ.əl.ti/ /ˈspeʃ.əl.ti/ US

UK speciality a product that is extremely good in a particular place:

Oysters are a local specialty of the area.
Paella is a specialty of the house (= a food that is unusually good in a particular restaurant).

UK speciality, or specialism a subject that someone knows a lot about:

His specialty is tax law.

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

“specialty” in American English

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specialtynoun [ C ]

us /ˈspeʃ·əl·ti/ Br speciality, /ˌspeʃ·iˈæl·ɪ·t̬i/

specialty noun [ C ] (SUBJECT)

the subject of one’s study or work, or a particular skill:

Her specialty is heart surgery.
The company’s specialty is high-performance cars.

specialty noun [ C ] (PRODUCT)

a product that is unusually good in a particular place:

Oysters are a local specialty.
Paella is the specialty of the house at this restaurant.

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

“specialty” in Business English

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specialtynoun, adjective

uk /ˈspeʃəlti/ us US

→  speciality

(Definition of “specialty” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)