English version

specialization

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspecializationspe‧cial‧i‧za‧tion (also specialisation British English) /ˌspeʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -lə-/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 an activity or subject that you know a lot about2 the practice of limiting your interests or activities to one particular subject 🔊 industrial specialization
Examples from the Corpus
specializationEvery social class except women was to be ranked on a hierarchical scale of importance and specialization of function.He instructs his readers and listeners about the evil specialization of each cluster of demons.Despite the definitional problems, some would argue that some form of specialization is an inevitable feature of organizational development.In the quality press, first, the 1960s saw a great growth of specialization within public affairs journalism.Libraries in the university sector usually have large professional staff complements which permit library management on a subject specialization basis.Thus, specialization is determined by whoever has the lower opportunity cost.There will be about 15 management heads along product lines, with specialization on a regional basis, depending on demand.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.