overspecialize


overspecialize
To specialize to an excessive degree

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  • overspecialize — (Amer.) v. excessively specialize in a particular field, specialize to an excessive extent (also overspecialise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overspecialize — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • overspecialize — v., overspecialized, overspecializing. * * * …   Universalium

  • overspecialize — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. limit oneself, specialize too much, be a specialist; see restrain 1 , restrict 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • overspecialize — or overspecialise verb concentrate too much on one aspect of something. Derivatives overspecialization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • overspecialize — o ver•spe′cial•ize v. ized, iz•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • overspecialize — v.intr. (also ise) concentrate too much on one aspect or area. Derivatives: overspecialization n. * * * verb become overly specialized She overspecialized when she concentrated on verbs in Fijian • Syn: ↑overspecialise • Hypernyms: ↑specialize,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • overspecializes — overspecialize (Amer.) v. excessively specialize in a particular field, specialize to an excessive extent (also overspecialise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overspecializing — overspecialize (Amer.) v. excessively specialize in a particular field, specialize to an excessive extent (also overspecialise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overspecialization — noun An extreme specialization See Also: overspecialize …   Wiktionary


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