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noun spe·ci·al·i·ty \ˌspe-shē-ˈa-lə-tē\

Definition of speciality

plural

specialities

  1. 1 :  a special mark or quality

  2. 2 :  a special object or class of objects

  3. 3a :  a special aptitude or skillb :  specialty 3



15th Century

First Known Use of speciality

15th century


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