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specialisation

Definitions of specialisation
  1. noun
    the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
    synonyms: specialization
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    type of:
    change of state
    the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
  2. noun
    the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    synonyms: specialism, speciality, specialization, specialty
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    type of:
    calling, career, vocation
    the particular occupation for which you are trained
  3. noun
    (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function
    synonyms: differentiation, specialization
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    type of:
    adaptation, adaption, adjustment
    the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
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