Definition of overspecialization in US English:

overspecialization

noun

  • See overspecialize

    • ‘No, I believe overspecialization as a whole is not the best thing for our species in some sense though it is more efficient in other senses.’
    • ‘Furthermore, overspecialisation in coffee will always leave it vulnerable, including to oversupply.’
    • ‘It was hoped that such an education in the liberal arts would prevent overspecialization and instead promote sound character.’
    • ‘‘There are so few of them left, in these sad times of postmodern overspecialisation,’ muses Dr Prince.’
    • ‘One of the raps on globalization is that it's fine for the established market economies like the U.S., but can lead to overspecialization in emerging economies like Peru.’