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overspecialization

[oh-ver-spesh-uh-luh-zey-shuh n] /ˈoʊ vərˌspɛʃ ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
excessive specialization, as in a field of study.
Origin of overspecialization
1930-1935
1930-35; over- + specialization
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