specifically
adverb see specific I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Specifically — Spe*cif ic*al*ly, adv. In a specific manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • specifically — index particularly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • specifically — [adv] expressly, particularly accurately, categorically, characteristically, clearly, concretely, correctly, definitely, distinctively, especially, exactly, explicitly, in detail, indicatively, individually, in specie, minutely, peculiarly,… …   New thesaurus

  • specifically — [[t]spɪsɪ̱fɪkli[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV: ADV with v (emphasis) You use specifically to emphasize that something is given special attention and considered separately from other things of the same kind. ...the first nursing home designed specifically for… …   English dictionary

  • specifically — spe|cif|ic|ally W3S2 [spıˈsıfıkli] adv 1.) relating to or intended for one particular type of person or thing only ▪ advertising that specifically targets children 2.) in a detailed or exact way ▪ I specifically asked you not to do that! 3.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • specifically — spe|cif|i|cal|ly [ spə sıfıkli ] adverb *** 1. ) for one particular thing or type of thing: They bought the land specifically for the purpose of building a hotel. 2. ) in an exact and detailed way: You have to answer each question as specifically …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • specifically — /spi sIfIkli/ adverb 1 concerning or intended for one particular type of person or thing only: a video specifically aimed at teenagers 2 in a detailed or exact way: I specifically asked you not to do that! 3 (sentence adverb) used when you are… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • specifically */*/*/ — UK [spəˈsɪfɪklɪ] / US adverb 1) for one particular thing or type of thing They bought the land specifically for the purpose of building a hotel. 2) a) in an exact and detailed way Answer as specifically as possible. b) used for describing… …   English dictionary

  • specifically — adv. Specifically is used with these adjectives: ↑concerned, ↑related, ↑religious, ↑trained Specifically is used with these verbs: ↑address, ↑aim, ↑ask, ↑breed, ↑choose, ↑cite, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • specifically*/ — [spəˈsɪfɪkli] adv 1) for one particular thing or purpose They bought the land specifically for the purpose of building a hotel.[/ex] 2) in an exact or detailed way She specifically stated that she went to the station because her brother told her… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • specifically — adverb in distinction from others (Freq. 13) a program specifically for teenagers he is interested specifically in poisonous snakes • Ant: ↑generally • Derived from adjective: ↑specific …   Useful english dictionary

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