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English noun: specialty

1. specialty (attribute) an asset of special worth or utility

SamplesCooking is his forte.

Synonymsforte, long suit, metier, speciality, strength, strong point, strong suit

Broader (hypernym)asset, plus

Narrower (hyponym)green fingers, green thumb

Antonymsweak point

2. specialty (attribute) a distinguishing trait

Synonymsdistinctiveness, peculiarity, speciality, specialness

Broader (hypernym)individualism, individuality, individuation

Narrower (hyponym)foible, idiosyncrasy, mannerism

3. specialty (act) the special line of work you have adopted as your career

SamplesHis specialization is gastroenterology.

Synonymsspecialisation, specialism, speciality, specialization

Broader (hypernym)calling, career, vocation

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