specialism meaning

Pronunciation:   "specialism" in a sentence
Noun: specialism  'speshu`lizum
  1. The concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation 
  2. The special line of work you have adopted as your career
    - specialization, specialisation [Brit], specialty [N. Amer], speciality [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: specialisms

See also: specialist

Type of: absorption, calling, career, concentration, engrossment, immersion, vocation

noun [C]

an area of business in which a person or company has a lot of knowledge and experience:

Sales and advertising are separate specialisms.

Their specialism is the finance of international trade.


The limitation of practice or study to a particular branch of medicine,dentistry,or other health profession. It is philosophically distinct from the generalist theory in which familiarity with a wide cross-section of the particular discipline is advocated.


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  1. build china business to become a specialism of regional or world prominence
  2. out work : operations put out to another company for reasons of specialism or capacity
  3. specialism and perfection : nobody can achieve the best . concentration is our credendum . we will keep developing constantly in our field
  4. its clear that these patterns reflect not just the size of the partner countrys economy but its particular science strengths and specialisms
  5. It was also awarded a second specialism as a Language College.

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