specialize in
index occupy (engage), practice (engage in)

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  • specialize in — phr verb Specialize in is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑artist, ↑attorney, ↑clinic, ↑firm, ↑gallery, ↑journalist, ↑restaurant, ↑scientist, ↑shop …   Collocations dictionary

  • specialize in — Synonyms and related words: be into, be strong in, carry on, conduct, confine, do, employ, engage in, exercise, feature, follow, go in for, limit, major in, minor in, narrow, practice, prosecute, pursue, read for, read law, restrict, specialize,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • specialize in — concentrate on and become expert in a particular skill or area. → specialize …   English new terms dictionary

  • specialize — spe‧cial‧ize [ˈspeʆəlaɪz] also specialise verb [intransitive] COMMERCE to limit all or most of your business to a particular activity: specialize in • The firm specializes in small business manangement. • Individuals …   Financial and business terms

  • specialize — [spesh′əl īz΄] vt. specialized, specializing [Fr spécialiser] 1. to make special, specific, or particular; specify 2. to direct toward or concentrate on a specific end 3. Biol. to adapt (parts or organs) to a special condition, use, or… …   English World dictionary

  • specialize */ — UK [ˈspeʃəlaɪz] / US [ˈspeʃ(ə)lˌaɪz] verb [intransitive] Word forms specialize : present tense I/you/we/they specialize he/she/it specializes present participle specializing past tense specialized past participle specialized a) to be an expert in …   English dictionary

  • specialize — [[t]spe̱ʃəlaɪz[/t]] ♦♦♦ specializes, specializing, specialized VERB If you specialize in a thing, you know a lot about it and concentrate a great deal of your time and energy on it, especially in your work or when you are studying or training.… …   English dictionary

  • specialize — spe|cial|ize [ speʃl,aız ] verb intransitive * to be an expert in a particular part of a subject or profession: specialize in: a lawyer who specializes in taxation a. to concentrate your attention and effort on a particular activity, product, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • specialize — v. (D; intr.) to specialize in * * * [ speʃəlaɪz] (D; intr.) to specialize in …   Combinatory dictionary

  • specialize — Synonyms and related words: analyze, anatomize, assign, atomize, be into, be strong in, bound, change, chop logic, condition, confine, contain, copyright, denominate, descend to particulars, designate, desynonymize, detail, determine, difference …   Moby Thesaurus

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