Definition of "specialism" [spe•cial•ism]

  • Concentration of one's efforts in a given occupation or field of study. (noun)
  • A field of specialization. (noun)

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Use "specialism" in a sentence
  • "My coaching specialism is law of attraction/manifestation/power of meditation and something I refer to as 100% intention/100% surrender."
  • "The loss of monopolies of knowledge and specialism is recorded in many fun books, like Parkinson's Law and The Peter Principle and One-up-man-ship."
  • "Some four-year courses that lead to a master's qualification will offer two years of general study followed by two in a specialism, which is ideal for those torn between, say, civil and electrical engineering."