1. specialized

adjective. ['ˈspɛʃəˌlaɪzd'] developed or designed for a special activity or function.


  • specific
  • specialised
  • specialistic
  • special


  • general
  • nonspecific
  • particularity
  • imprecise

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Words that Rhyme with Specialized

  • advertised
  • full-sized
  • improvised
  • unamortized
  • unauthorized
  • undercapitalized
  • undersized
  • underutilized
  • unexercised
  • unionized
  • unorganized
  • unrealized
  • unrecognized
  • unsubsidized
  • unsupervised
  • urbanized
  • utilized

How do you pronounce specialized?

Pronounce specialized as ˈspɛʃəˌlaɪzd.

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Example sentences of the word specialized

1. Adjective
It may connect to a simple op-amp or a specialized integrated circuit dedicated to performing a more complex task.

2. Verb, past participle
They require a huge cage and specialized care.

3. Verb, past tense
Some specialized clerks may be expected to have some college or an associate's degree.

Quotes containing the word specialized

1. Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.
- Allan Bloom

2. I have no time for specialized concerns, working themes or variations that lead to mastery... I like the indefinite, the boundless; I like continual uncertainty. Other qualities may be more conducive to achievement, publicity, success; but they are all outworn - as outworn as ideologies, opinions, concepts and names for things.
- Gerhard Richter

3. He specialized in the murder of dreams, Hazel Grace...
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars