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spe·cif·ic

 (spĭ-sĭf′ĭk)
adj.
1.
a. Explicitly set forth; definite: wrote specific instructions. See Synonyms at explicit.
b. Clear or detailed in communicating: Be specific when telling us what you need.
2.
a. Limited, distinctive, or unique: problems specific to small colleges.
b. Intended for, applying to, or acting on a particular thing: a specific remedy for warts.
c. Concerned particularly with the subject specified. Often used in combination: "age-specific voting patterns" (A. Dianne Schmidley).
3. Relating to, characterizing, or distinguishing a species: a specific name.
4.
a. Designating a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition.
b. Having a remedial influence or effect on a particular disease.
5. Immunology Having an affinity limited to a particular antibody or antigen.
6.
a. Designating a customs charge levied on merchandise by unit or weight rather than according to value.
b. Designating a commodity rate applicable to the transportation of a single commodity between named points.
n.
1.
a. Something particularly fitted to a use or purpose.
b. A remedy intended for a particular ailment or disorder.
2.
a. A distinguishing quality or attribute.
b. specifics Distinct items or details; particulars.

[Medieval Latin specificus : Latin speciēs, kind, species; see species + Latin -ficus, -fic.]

spe·cif′i·cal·ly adv.
spec′i·fic′i·ty (spĕs′ə-fĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.specifically - in distinction from others; "a program specifically for teenagers"; "he is interested specifically in poisonous snakes"
in general, in the main, generally - without distinction of one from others; "he is interested in snakes in general"

specifically

adverb
1. particularly, peculiarly, uniquely, individually, idiosyncratically the only book specifically about that event
2. precisely, exactly, explicitly, unambiguously brain cells, or more specifically, neurons
3. solely, completely, entirely, exclusively, only a specifically female audience

specifically

adverb
That is to say:
Idiom: to wit.
Translations
konkrétněvýslovně
specielt
erityisesti
specifično
kimondottankülön is
sérstaklega
特に
구체적으로
izrecnoposebno
särskilt
เป็นพิเศษ
cụ thể là

specifically

[spəˈsɪfɪkəlɪ] ADV
1. (= especially) [design, aim] → específicamente, expresamente; [relate to] → específicamente
projects specifically designed to strengthen British industriesproyectos diseñados específicamente or expresamente para fortalecer las industrias británicas
2. (= more precisely) → en concreto, concretamente
fear was the main factor, specifically a fear of pregnancyel temor era el factor principal, en concreto or concretamente, el temor a quedarse embarazada
3. (= explicitly) [mention, refer to] → explícitamente; [ask, authorize] → expresamente, explícitamente
he specifically asked us not to mention the factnos pidió expresamente or explícitamente que no mencionáramos ese hecho
they will take no further action unless specifically instructed tono van a tomar más medidas salvo que se les instruya de manera expresa
4. (= uniquely) → específicamente
it isn't a specifically medical problemno es un problema específicamente médico

specifically

[spɪˈsɪfɪkəli] adv
(= especially) → spécifiquement
It's specifically designed for teenagers → C'est spécifiquement conçu pour les adolescents.
(= in particular) → en particulier
more specifically → plus particulièrement
in Britain, or more specifically in England → en Grande-Bretagne, ou plus particulièrement en Angleterre
(= explicitly) → explicitement
I specifically said that → J'ai bien spécifié que ...
(= exclusively) → spécifiquement
a specifically female audience → un public spécifiquement féminin

specifically

adv warn, order, state, mentionausdrücklich; (= specially) designed, requestspeziell; (= precisely)genau; (= in particular)im Besonderen; specifically, we need threewir brauchen genau drei; can you define that more specifically?können Sie das etwas genauer definieren?

specifically

[spəˈsɪfɪklɪ] adv (explicitly, state, warn) → chiaramente, esplicitamente; (especially, design, intend) → appositamente

specify

(ˈspesifai) verb
1. to mention particularly. He specified the main ilnesses that are caused by poverty.
2. to order specially. She ordered a cake from the baker and specified green icing.
specific (spəˈsifik) adjective
1. giving all the details clearly. specific instructions.
2. particular; exactly stated or described. Each of the bodily organs has its own specific function.
speˈcifically adverb
I specifically told you not to do that; This dictionary is intended specifically for learners of English.

specifically

عَلَى وَجْهِ التَّحْدِيد konkrétně specielt spezifisch συγκεκριμένα específicamente erityisesti spécifiquement specifično specificamente 特に 구체적으로 met name spesielt szczególnie especificamente особенно särskilt เป็นพิเศษ özellikle cụ thể là 具体地
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This terrible event clothed the archangel with added influence; because his credulous disciples believed that he had specifically fore-announced it, instead of only making a general prophecy, which any one might have done, and so have chanced to hit one of many marks in the wide margin allowed.
Now, ma'am, salt-water is specifically thirty times heavier than fresh or river water, and a vessel in the German Ocean will not sink so deep as a vessel in the Thames.
But no organic law can ever be framed with a provision specifically applicable to every question which may occur in practical administration.
And though the proposed Constitution establishes particular guards against the repetition of those instances which have heretofore made their appearance, yet it is warrantable to apprehend that the spirit which produced them will assume new shapes, that could not be foreseen nor specifically provided against.
He was a highly upright young man, whose only fault was that his sense of comedy, or of the humour of things, had never been specifically disengaged from his several other senses.
This was the case more specifically with a phenomenon at last quite frequent for him in the upper rooms, the recognition - absolutely unmistakeable, and by a turn dating from a particular hour, his resumption of his campaign after a diplomatic drop, a calculated absence of three nights - of his being definitely followed, tracked at a distance carefully taken and to the express end that he should the less confidently, less arrogantly, appear to himself merely to pursue.
Three years before, at a church festival, he had stated specifically that he would die for her.
If an imaginative boy has a sufficiently rich mother who has intelligence, personal grace, dignity of character without harshness, and a cultivated sense of the best art of her time to enable her to make her house beautiful, she sets a standard for him against which very few women can struggle, besides effecting for him a disengagement of his affections, his sense of beauty, and his idealism from his specifically sexual impulses.
The slaves would give the Yankee soldiers food, drink, clothing--anything but that which had been specifically intrusted to their care and honour.
Specifically, in American history, the substitution of
This was my indictment, and I specifically and at length challenged you to answer it.
But it accomplished nothing other than to convince me that there were several officers upon it who were in full sympathy with Johnson, for, though no charges had been preferred against him, the board went out of its way specifically to exonerate him in its findings.

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