specialism

noun spe·cial·ism \ ˈspe-shə-ˌli-zəm \
|Updated on: 19 Jul 2018

Definition of specialism

1 : specialization in an occupation or branch of learning
2 : a field of specialization : specialty

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First Known Use of specialism

1846

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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  • : a particular subject or area of study or practice


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