HyperDic: specialization

English > 3 senses of the word specialization:
NOUNactspecialization, specialisationthe act of specializing
actspecialization, specialisation, specialty, speciality, specialismthe special line of work you have adopted as your career
processspecialization, specialisation, differentiation(biology) the structural / structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function
specialization > pronunciation
Soundsspeh.shahlahzey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > specialization: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose.
Synonymspecialisation
Broaderchange of stateThe act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics / characteristics
Spanishespecialización
Catalanespecialització
Verbsspecializesuit to a special purpose
English > specialization: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe special line of work you have adopted as your career.
Example"his specialization is gastroenterology"
Synonymsspecialisation, specialty, speciality, specialism
Broadercareer, calling, vocationThe particular occupation for which you are trained
Spanishespecialidad, especialización
Catalanespecialitat
Verbsspecializedevote oneself to a special area of work
English > specialization: 3 senses > noun 3, process
Meaning(biology) the structural / structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function.
Synonymsspecialisation, differentiation
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Broaderadaptation, adaption, adjustmentThe process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
Spanishespecialización
Verbsspecializeevolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment

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