Definition of specialized in English:


Syllabification: spe·cial·ized
Pronunciation: /ˈspeSHəˌlīzd


  • 1Requiring or involving detailed and specific knowledge or training: skilled treatment for these patients is very specialized
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    • Most of these tasks may require weeks of training to develop the specialized skills required.
    • The school is the place where one teaches the knowledge, skills, and specialized competencies required to find a good job and be successful.
    • Because of the extensive specialized knowledge required, most individuals will retain the services of an arborist.
  • 1.1Concentrating on a small area of a subject: periodicals have become more and more specialized
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    • It is a book on a very specialized subject.
    • As editors gain experience with specialized subjects, they can move up in the hierarchy.
    • It is not a specialized subject matter.
  • 1.2Designed for a particular purpose: specialized software
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    • Blogs are online software tools that can be updated without specialized design software.
    • Most of our facilities weren't designed with specialized rooms for martial arts or yoga.
    • Each of these titles has a specialized purpose.

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