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

Derived forms: specialties

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

Encyclopedia: Specialty