spe·cial·ty /ˈspɛʃəltɪ/ 名詞
Spe·cial·ty n.; pl. Specialties
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.
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]