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

Examples of speciality in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those visiting over the long weekend will enjoy the laser light show and drum corps, along with speciality food offerings and a retail pop-up shop. Anna Haines, Forbes, 20 June 2022 Sternberg, a veteran producer of unscripted TV, aims to expand the company’s activity in the true-crime arena, which is a speciality of Strong Island principles Rob Dorfmann and Cindy Dorfmann. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 23 June 2022 If a bottle of this speciality rum isn’t enough, surprise dad with a trip to the hacienda to turn a singular gift into the trip of a lifetime. Jillian Dara, Forbes, 6 June 2022 Leavitt’s office on Friday, compared to about 58% in 2018, the year before Leavitt became county attorney and the speciality unit was still operating. Jessica Miller, The Salt Lake Tribune, 3 June 2022 Rewards Club through the app and get a free speciality milkshake. Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY, 27 May 2022 Depending on their speciality, many do additional drilling every one to five years to keep their skills sharp. Anna Mulrine Grobe, The Christian Science Monitor, 13 May 2022 The actress plans to integrate her Senegalese roots with Frankel’s Jewish background, likely through a speciality menu. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 11 May 2022 For example, speciality products could mean less vendors. Kwame Christian, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2022 See More

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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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19 Jul 2022

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“Speciality.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speciality. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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