verb (used without object), spe·cial·ized, spe·cial·iz·ing.
verb (used with object), spe·cial·ized, spe·cial·iz·ing.
- specialist registrar,
Origin of specialize
Examples from the Web for specialize
He hopes to attend Columbia Medical School and specialize in Oncology.
And some specialize in treating women, who have different risk factors for excess drinking.Elizabeth Peña and the Truth About Alcoholic Women|Gabrielle Glaser|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for lawyers who specialize in national security law this distinction matters a great deal.‘Drone Memo’ Doesn’t Apply to America’s New Terror War|Eli Lake|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today, a handful of quick-eats joints in and around Newark specialize in the signature sandwich.The Jersey Shore’s Biggest Weiners Are at Jimmy Buff’s|Jane & Michael Stern|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They specialize in covering anti-army street protests and official crackdowns.
If he wishes to specialize, his internship may last for two years, and his residency period from three to four years.Careers in Atomic Energy|Loyce McIlhenny
It is easily possible to specialize so much as to lose all sense of the importance of a broad, well-balanced business training.Forging Ahead in Business|Various
So a large proportion of the farms which specialize in eggs also specialize in geese.Our Domestic Birds|John H. Robinson
He's going to specialize in women, and he's come back here where they've got the vote and all, to make headquarters.The Real Adventure|Henry Kitchell Webster
But no one knew the Honorable Timothy's pet subjects, and so no one could specialize to any great extent.
1610s, "to indicate specially," from special + -ize. Sense of "engage in a special study or line of business" is first attested 1881; biological sense is from 1851. Related: Specialized; specializing.