Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of specialise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. developed or designed for a special activity or function

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At the same time, some Yugoslav publishers begun publishing SF books in specialised editions.

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Aleksandar Žiljak

  • Finally, the question as to whether coursebooks will incorporate corpus-based tasks — I see this developing first in specialised language areas such as English for Academic Purposes or English for Legal Purposes.

    C is for Corpus « An A-Z of ELT

  • Probing a dictionary like the OED would be a start, but even that fine database only has a proportion of the highly technical terms and senses found in English specialised dictionaries.

    On relevance in advertising

  • In other words, the modern farmer is becoming more alive to the business possibilities of what may be termed specialised production.

    Australia, The Dairy Country

  • An instinct, in this sense of the term (for example the parental instinct), may be described as a specialised part of the primary tissue of experience differentiated in relation to some definite biological end.

    Evolution in Modern Thought

  • The report also notes that only 25 per cent of them gain the right kind of specialised help.

    Archbishop's speech at House of Lords Debate - Good Childhood Inquiry Report

  • Innocent unitl proven guilty, full stop, and without "specialised" juries for alleged rape which would be a preversion of justice as dispesned elsewhere.

    No Means NO !

  • I think the comments about "specialised" media are very good and I don't doubt there will still be a market for this sort of content.

    The future of newspapers

  • Actually, I think that science is getting more and more specialised which is a bad thing.

    Snell-Pym » Rebooting Me

  • We are also losing a sens of practicality, we can't cook, or sew, or build anymore, everything needs to be "specialised" when in real terms practicality is rewarding and good!

    Green or Practical Living?

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