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spe·cial

special

 
 
pronunciation:
spe shl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: different, better, or more important than the usual.
A wedding is a special occasion.Gina is my special friend.
antonyms:
ordinary, regular
similar words:
peculiar, unusual
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part of speech: noun
definition: a sale of certain things for lower prices.
Apples are on special at the market this week.There was a special on peaches last week.
synonyms:
sale
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derivation: specially (adv.)
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