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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spe·cial·ize /ˈspɛʃəˌlaɪz/
 (vt.)使特殊化,列舉,特別指明,限定…的範圍(vi.)成為專家,專攻

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 spe·cial·ize /ˈspɛʃəˌlaɪz/ 不及物動詞
 專門化

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spe·cial·ize v. t.
 1. To mention specially; to particularize.
 2. To apply to some specialty or limited object; to assign to a specific use; as, specialized knowledge.
 3. Biol. To supply with an organ or organs having a special function or functions.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 specialize
      v 1: become more special; "We specialize in dried flowers" [syn:
           specialise, narrow, narrow down] [ant: diversify,
            diversify]
      2: be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism
         of my paper?" [syn: specify, particularize, particularise,
          specialise] [ant: generalize]
      3: suit to a special purpose; "specialize one's research" [syn:
          specialise]
      4: devote oneself to a special area of work; "She specializes
         in honey bees"; "This plumber specialized in jacuzzis"
         [syn: specialise]
      5: evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way
         most suited to the environment [syn: speciate, differentiate,
          specialise]