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definition 1: pertaining explicitly to a particular thing or person; particular; definite.
example: It was just an example; I wasn’t referring to any specific instance.
example: The word “test” has a specific meaning in the area of statistics.
example: I asked you to come here for a specific reason.
example: Did you have a specific person in mind when you bought this gift?
definition 2: exact and precise; particular.
example: The specific dates of the workshop will be announced next week.
example: Her instructions were quite specific, so don’t make any substitutions.
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