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tr.v. spec·i·fied, spec·i·fy·ing, spec·i·fies
1. To state explicitly or in detail: specified the amount needed; specified what was wrong with the program.
2. To include in a specification.
3. To determine or bring about (a specific result): a gene that specifies the synthesis of a single protein.

[Middle English specifien, from Old French specifier, from Medieval Latin specificāre, from specificus, specific; see specific.]

spec′i·fi′er n.
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Adj.1.specified - clearly and explicitly stated; "meals are at specified times"
unspecified - not stated explicitly or in detail; "threatened unspecified reprisals"
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adj (= particular) amount, numberbestimmt; periodvorgeschrieben; pricevorgegeben; at a specified timezu einer bestimmten Zeit; specified risk materialBSE-Risikomaterial nt
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The upshot of the business was, that Kit, after weighing the matter in his mind and considering it carefully, promised, on behalf of his mother, that she should be ready within two hours from that time to undertake the expedition, and engaged to produce her in that place, in all respects equipped and prepared for the journey, before the specified period had expired.
Godfrey had from the first specified Eppie, then about twelve years old, as a child suitable for them to adopt.
Notary." And he signed it rapidly, after having first run his eye over that part of the deed in which were specified the situation of the house and the names of the proprietors.
On the 10th of June, the party was a little to the east of the Wind River Mountains, where they halted for a time in excellent pasturage, to give their horses a chance to recruit their strength for a long journey; for it was Captain Bonneville's intention to shape his course to the settlements; having already been detained by the complication of his duties, and by various losses and impediments, far beyond the time specified in his leave of absence.
The causes which have been specified produced at first only unequal and disproportionate degrees of compliance with the requisitions of the Union.
Glare is a leading error in the philosophy of American household decoration - an error easily recognised as deduced from the perversion of taste just specified., We are violently enamoured of gas and of glass.
It is SUFFICIENT for such a government that the persons administering it be appointed, either directly or indirectly, by the people; and that they hold their appointments by either of the tenures just specified; otherwise every government in the United States, as well as every other popular government that has been or can be well organized or well executed, would be degraded from the republican character.
* endocervical cells (not otherwise specified [NOS] or specify in comments)
Data from the test identifies a specimen's elongation (the stretch during the fracture), yield strength (the stress at which a specified limiting permanent strain begins to manifest) and ultimate tensile stress (the maximum tensile stress).
The exporter can quote price in such a way as to make the buyer responsible for all such tasks, for specified tasks, or else for none of these tasks.
"It's specified in my contract that my books will be of the genre for which I am well-known," he notes.
No price is specified by the customer placing this order.

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