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noun British English pronunciation: specialization /ˌspeʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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singularspecialization
pluralspecializations
  1. [uncountable] the study of a particular part of a wider subject

    The course offers three areas of specialization – fine art, graphic design, and fashion.

    1. a.
      [countable] a particular part of a wider subject that someone studies especially thoroughly

      Applications for nurse specializations may be sent to the School of Nursing.

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