For one, the assignment of specialties in the military is fairly arbitrary.
Among her specialties is helping patients with Dissociative Identity Disorder.
His specialties are attracting the sympathy of the jury for his physical pluck and amusing it with his lively wit.
There are specialties where interpersonal skills can take a backseat without harm to patient well-being.
Classical purity and refinement of taste are his specialties as an actor, and neither power nor intensity.
But all these things were exactly the young engineer's specialties.
Bermuda or devil grass is one of our Western specialties, though it may have invaded the East, too, since we left.
One of his specialties is the smuggling of arms into foreign countries.
So will, perhaps, be that of solid matter for study, although in some specialties there may be default.
There is no occasion for quarrelling with these specialties.
early 14c., from Middle French especialte, variant of specialite, from Latin specialitatem (nominative specialitas) "peculiarity," from specialis (see special). Speciality is attested from early 15c.; French form spécialité (especially in reference to restaurant dishes) is recorded from 1839.
specialty spe·cial·ty (spěsh'əl-tē)
A branch of medicine or surgery in which a physician specializes; the field or practice of a specialist.