Definition of overspecialize in English:

overspecialize

(British overspecialise)

verb

[no object]
  • Concentrate too much on one aspect or area of something.

    ‘be extremely careful not to overspecialize in one or two fields’
    • ‘This becomes difficult, however, for science has become overspecialized.’
    • ‘Avoid the dangers of overspecializing in one area.’
    • ‘The monsters you'll face are often immune to at least one style, so an overspecialized character is going to find himself in a lot of trouble.’
    • ‘The market will become overspecialised and eventually you'll start to have games for very specific people.’
    • ‘We had come to the view that we were overspecialized, in terms of how we organized our activities.’

Pronunciation

overspecialize

/əʊvəˈspɛʃ(ə)lʌɪz/