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'special'

Overview of noun special
1. special -- (a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising; "they are having a special on pork chops")

2. special -- (a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant)

3. special -- (a television production that features a particular person or work or topic; "the last of a series of BBC specials on Iran is being shown tonight")


Overview of adj special
1. particular, peculiar, special -- (unique or specific to a person or thing or category; "the particular demands of the job"; "has a particular preference for Chinese art"; "a peculiar bond of sympathy between them"; "an expression peculiar to Canadians"; "rights peculiar to the rich"; "the special features of a computer"; "my own special chair")

2. special -- (for a special service or occasion; "a special correspondent"; "a special adviser to the committee"; "had to get special permission for the event")

3. especial, exceptional, particular, special -- (surpassing what is common or usual or expected; "he paid especial attention to her"; "exceptional kindness"; "a matter of particular and unusual importance"; "a special occasion"; "a special reason to confide in her"; "what's so special about the year 2000?")

4. special -- (adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose; "a special kind of paint"; "a special medication for arthritis")

5. limited, special -- (having a specific function or scope; "a special (or specific) role in the mission")

6. particular, special -- (first and most important; "his special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work")

7. extra, special -- (added to a regular schedule; "a special holiday flight"; "put on special buses for the big game")



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