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Adjective
Clearly defined or identified
“This glass house is used for the specific purpose of nurturing a wide variety of plants.”
Adjective
(of statements or instructions) Precise and clear
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“He's a good worker, but he needs specific instructions on what needs to be done.”
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Uniquely connected with someone or something
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“This rare gene is specific for this particular species.”
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Relating to things that can be perceived by the senses, as opposed to abstractions
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Easy to understand
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Able to be defined
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Of or pertaining to a particular situation
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The state of being unlike most others
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Decided and fixed
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Occurring, appearing, or done infrequently and irregularly
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Created or done for a particular purpose as necessary
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Noun
(usually used in plural form "specifics") A distinguishing piece of information
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“At this stage, I am not able to provide a specific of any sort for this case.”
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(usually used in plural form "specifics") A distinguishing attribute
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“The two cabinets look similar but differ in one identifiable specific, and that is the type of wood used.”
Noun
(dated) A remedy for a disease or condition
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“He suffered from an ailment for which there was no specific.”
Determiner
Separate or respective
Determiner
A certain proportion of, at least one
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