spe·​ci·​al·​i·​ty | \ ˌspe-shē-ˈa-lə-tē How to pronounce speciality (audio) \
plural specialities

Definition of speciality

1 : a special mark or quality
2 : a special object or class of objects
3a : a special aptitude or skill

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Examples of speciality in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the news release, Denver takes home the top spot thanks to the rising number of new Rover accounts created from the area, its high number of dog parks, pup-friendly restaurants and breweries, and speciality canine bakeries. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 June 2021 The company is also branching into solutions for speciality care, including behavioral health. Katie Jennings, Forbes, 19 May 2021 In addition to the six main inductees, the Rock Hall has outlined a series of diverse honorees for speciality awards. Devon Ivie, Vulture, 12 May 2021 The company even offers leasing options so speciality farms can test out the robot on tricky crops like broccoli and onions. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 6 May 2021 Taylor Sheridan — the writer of Hell or High Water, writer/director of Wind River, and co-creator of Yellowstone — has developed a speciality in tales set in a modern American West that’s never quite shed the danger and violence of the Old West. Keith Phipps, Rolling Stone, 3 May 2021 At Erongo Mountain Winery, blends are their speciality. Love Akinkunle, Travel + Leisure, 24 Apr. 2021 Houck took heed of Ottavino’s words, having conversations with the righthander reliever on sculpting pitches, Ottavino’s speciality. BostonGlobe.com, 23 Apr. 2021 The closet is a speciality spot for the Container Store (the company has its own custom closet service, Elfa). Rachel King, Fortune, 10 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of speciality

1625, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of speciality was in 1625

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13 Jun 2021

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“Speciality.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speciality. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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