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Definition of 'specialize'

Verb

  1. become more special; "We specialize in dried flowers"
       Synonyms: specialise narrow narrow down
       Antonyms: diversify branch out broaden diversify branch out broaden
  2. be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?"
       Synonyms: specify particularize particularise specialise
       Antonyms: generalize generalise
  3. suit to a special purpose; "specialize one's research"
       Synonyms: specialise
  4. devote oneself to a special area of work; "She specializes in honey bees"; "This plumber specialized in jacuzzis"
       Synonyms: specialise
  5. evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment
       Synonyms: speciate differentiate specialise


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