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Noun: speciality  ,spe-shee'a-lu-tee
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: specialty)
  1. An asset of special worth or utility
    "cooking is his speciality";
    - forte, strong suit, long suit, m├ętier, specialty [N. Amer], strong point, strength
     
  2. A distinguishing trait
    - peculiarity, specialness, specialty [N. Amer], distinctiveness
     
  3. The special line of work you have adopted as your career
    "his speciality is gastroenterology";
    - specialization, specialisation [Brit], specialty [N. Amer], specialism

Derived forms: specialities

Type of: asset, calling, career, individualism, individuality, individuation, plus, vocation

Encyclopedia: Speciality