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

 spe·cial·ty /ˈspɛʃəlti/

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

 spe·cial·ty /ˈspɛʃəltɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spe·cial·ty n.; pl. Specialties
 1. Particularity.
    Specialty of rule hath been neglected.   --Shak.
 2. A particular or peculiar case. [Obs.]
 3. Law A contract or obligation under seal; a contract by deed; a writing, under seal, given as security for a debt particularly specified.
    Let specialties be therefore drawn between us.   --Shak.
 4. That for which a person is distinguished, in which he is specially versed, or which he makes an object of special attention; a speciality.
    Men of boundless knowledge, like Humbold, must have had once their specialty, their pet subject.   --C. Kingsley.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte"
           [syn: forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, speciality,
            strong point, strength] [ant: weak point]
      2: a distinguishing trait [syn: peculiarity, specialness, speciality,
      3: the special line of work you have adopted as your career;
         "his specialization is gastroenterology" [syn: specialization,
          specialisation, speciality, specialism]