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[suhb-spesh-uh l-tee, suhb-spesh-] /sʌbˈspɛʃ əl ti, ˈsʌbˌspɛʃ-/
noun, plural subspecialties.
a lesser or minor specialty:
a cinematographer with a subspecialty of portrait photography.
Origin of subspecialty
1925-30; sub- + specialty Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But if she had, she could have explored where else she could have worked in her chosen field and hopefully even subspecialty.
  • But that interest has long since become a specialty, even a subspecialty.
  • One of the best surgeons in the hospital, he had done his own subspecialty training at a hospital famous for vascular surgery.

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