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noun, plural spe·ci·al·i·ties. Chiefly British.
  1. specialty.
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Origin of speciality

1400–50; late Middle English specialite < Late Latin speciālitās; see specialty
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Related Words for speciality

case, specific, article, fact, circumstance, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, quirk, trait, facet, virtue, aspect, characteristic, quality, hobby, major, masterpiece, profession, speciality, conference

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mainly US and Canadian specialty

noun plural -ties
  1. a special interest or skill
    1. a service or product specialized in, as at a restaurantroast beef was a speciality of the house
    2. (as modifier)a speciality dish
  2. a special or distinguishing feature or characteristic
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