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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: devote oneself to a special area of work; "She specializes in honey bees"; "This baker specializes in French bread" [syn: specialize, specialise]
2: be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?" [syn: specify, particularize, particularise, specialize, specialise] [ant: generalise, generalize]
3: suit to a special purpose; "specialize one's research"; "this kind of beak has become specialized in certain Galapagos finches" [syn: specialize, specialise]
4: become more focus on an area of activity or field of study; "She specializes in Near Eastern history" [syn: specialize, specialise, narrow, narrow down] [ant: branch out, broaden, diversify]
5: evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment [syn: speciate, differentiate, specialize, specialise]

Merriam Webster's

British variant of specialize

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