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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Developed or designed for a particular activity or function adj. - Marked by or characteristic of particular knowledge in a mechanical or scientific subject.

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used without object) : The doctor specializes in gastroenterology
  • At the same time, some Yugoslav publishers begun publishing SF books in specialised editions.
  • In other words, the modern farmer is becoming more alive to the business possibilities of what may be termed specialised production.
  • Actually, I think that science is getting more and more specialised which is a bad thing. for more
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