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noun British specialism pronunciation in British English /ˈspeʃəˌlɪz(ə)m/ 
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  1. [uncountable] the study of a particular part of a wider subject

    The increasing degree of specialism in most fields makes career changes difficult.

    1. a.
      [countable] an area of special knowledge or skill within a particular subject

      I know he's an economist, but what's his specialism?

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