Definition of specialized
1 : characterized by or exhibiting biological specialization; especially : highly differentiated especially in a particular direction or for a particular end
2 : designed, trained, or fitted for one particular purpose or occupation specialized personnel
Examples of specialized in a Sentence
specialized regions of the brain
specialized gear for deep-sea fishing
Recent Examples of specialized from the Web
Hernandez said city codes authorize the city manager to use specialized procurement methods.
Just as Iowa’s now considering, Oklahoma passed law in 2008 to create a specialized nursing home for offenders.
Trucks, sedans, SUVs or vans -- all are fair game and all vehicles Battelle takes and make customized armored specialized vehicle that are ready for military applications.
Anne Arundel County’s drug court program is a specialized docket for non-violent offenders whose interactions with the criminal justice system center on drug or alcohol addiction.
Grant and Morrell had argued that removing the bureaucratic hurdles of the civil service system and giving employees more flexibility in their retirement benefits would help the S&WB attract younger, specialized talent.
Then there are the specialized positions that USRowing needs filled: from weigh-in assistants to wakeless launch drivers to jon boat drivers.
And the Bombardier jet too has won a series of foreign military orders, said Stephane Villeneuve, Bombardier’s vice president of specialized aircraft.
The high court, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas, ruled unanimously that a specialized appeals court has been following an incorrect legal standard for almost 30 years that made it...
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SPECIALIZED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of specialized for English Language Learners
: made or used for one particular purpose, job, place, etc.
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