specialty

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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "speciality."
specialty(
speh
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shuhl
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ti
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (hallmark)
a. la especialidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Our company's specialty is fast, friendly service.La especialidad de nuestra empresa es servicio rápido y amable.
The specialty of the house is our Hungarian goulash.La especialidad de la casa es nuestro goulash húngaro.
2. (product)
a. el artículo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Our company sells measurement specialties such as sensors and sensor-based systems.Nuestra empresa vende artículos de medición como sensores y sistemas basados en sensores.
b. el producto típico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(of a region)
The streets are full of stores selling local specialties such as pottery and leather goods.Las calles están llenas de tiendas que venden productos típicos de la región como cerámicas y productos de cuero.
3. (discipline)
a. la especialidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Jennifer is a microbiologist and her specialty is virology.Jennifer es microbióloga y su especialidad es la virología.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (exclusive)
a. especializado
There is a cute little specialty shop in town that sells baby caps.Hay una preciosa tiendita especializada en el pueblo que vende gorras para bebés.
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specialty
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la especialidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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specialty [ˈspeʃəltɪ]
noun
(US)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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