speciality
I noun badge, character, distinction, distinctive characteristic, distinctive mark, distinctive quality, distinctiveness, feature, identification, individual characteristic, individual trait, individuality, mark, oddity, particularity, peculiarity, quality, quirk, singularity, specialness, stamp II index characteristic, identity (individuality), technicality

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  • Speciality — Spe ci*al i*ty, n.; pl. {Specialities}. [See {Special}, and {Specialty}.] 1. A particular or peculiar case; a particularity. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) See {Specialty}, 3. [1913 Webster] 3. The special or peculiar mark or characteristic …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • speciality — speciality, specialty In the primary meanings, ‘a product, activity, or service in which a person or group specializes’ and ‘a special feature or skill’, speciality is the word in BrE and specialty in AmE: • We had eaten nothing with the… …   Modern English usage

  • speciality — (chiefly N. Amer. & Medicine also specialty) ► NOUN (pl. specialities) 1) a pursuit, area of study, or skill to which someone has devoted themselves and in which they are expert. 2) a product for which a person or region is famous. 3) (usu.… …   English terms dictionary

  • speciality — [spesh΄ē al′ə tē] n. pl. specialities [ME specialite < OFr specialité] chiefly Brit. var. of SPECIALTY …   English World dictionary

  • speciality — ▪ I. speciality spe‧ci‧al‧i‧ty 1 [ˌspeʆiˈælti] noun specialities PLURALFORM [countable] a subject or skill that you know a lot about or have a lot of experience of; = SPECIALTY AmE: • My speciality is international tax law.   [m0] ▪ …   Financial and business terms

  • speciality — [[t]speʃiæ̱lɪti[/t]] specialities 1) N COUNT Someone s speciality is a particular type of work that they do most or do best, or a subject that they know a lot about. [mainly BRIT] My father was a historian of repute. His speciality was the… …   English dictionary

  • speciality */ — UK [ˌspeʃɪˈælətɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms speciality : singular speciality plural specialities 1) a) a food or drink that a person, a restaurant, or a region is well known for and that you cannot always get in other places The menu… …   English dictionary

  • Speciality — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Speciality >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{opp,78,} speciality specialite Sgm: N 1 individuality individuality individuity| Sgm: N 1 particularity particularity peculiarity Sgm: N 1 idiocrasy idiocrasy …   English dictionary for students

  • speciality — (BrE) (also specialty AmE, BrE) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ local, regional ▪ house ▪ The drink is a house speciality prepared at the table. SPECIALITY/SPECIALTY + NOUN …   Collocations dictionary

  • speciality — spe|ci|al|i|ty [ˌspeʃiˈælıti] n plural specialities BrE 1.) a type of food that a person, restaurant, or area is well known for American Equivalent: specialty ▪ The restaurant offers a wide variety of local specialities. ▪ the region s speciality …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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