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Noun: specialisation  ,spe-shu-lI'zey-shun
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: specialization)
  1. (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function
    "cell specialisation in the developing embryo";
    - specialization, differentiation
  2. The act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
    - specialization
  3. The special line of work you have adopted as your career
    - specialization, specialty [N. Amer], speciality [Brit, Cdn], specialism

Derived forms: specialisations

Type of: adaptation, adaption, adjustment, calling, career, change of state, vocation

Encyclopedia: Specialisation