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specialise

Definitions of specialise
  1. verb
    devote oneself to a special area of work
    synonyms: specialize
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    type of:
    work
    exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
  2. verb
    evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment
    synonyms: differentiate, specialize, speciate
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    type of:
    evolve
    undergo development or evolution
  3. verb
    suit to a special purpose
    synonyms: specialize
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    type of:
    modify
    make less severe or harsh or extreme
  4. verb
    become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
    synonyms: narrow, narrow down, specialize
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    Antonyms:
    branch out, broaden, diversify
    vary in order to spread risk or to expand
    types:
    overspecialise, overspecialize
    become overly specialized
    type of:
    alter, change, vary
    become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
  5. verb
    be specific about
    synonyms: particularise, particularize, specialize, specify
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    Antonyms:
    generalise, generalize
    speak or write in generalities
    types:
    spell out
    make explicit; specify in detail
    type of:
    dilate, elaborate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out, lucubrate
    add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
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