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Related / Similar Words: particular

 

Definition:
  • a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease; "quinine is a specific for malaria";
  • a fact about some part (as opposed to general); "he always reasons from the particular to the general";
  • stated explicitly or in detail; "needed a specific amount";
  • (sometimes followed by `to'') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique; "rules with specific application"; "demands specific to the job"; "a specific and detailed account of the accident";
  • being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides; "quinine is highly specific for malaria"; "a specific remedy"; "a specific stain is one having a specific affin;
  • relating to or distinguishing or constituting a taxonomic species; "specific characters";

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    See Also: precise, specialized, specialised

     

    Pertainyms: species

     

    Attributes: generality

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: específic   Chinese: 特定的  
    Dutch: specifiek   Finnish: tietty  
    French: spécifique   Galician: específico  
    German: spezifisch   Greek: ειδοποιός  
    Hungarian: sajátos   Italian: specifico  
    Japanese: 特殊な   Korean: 특정한  
    Portuguese: específico   Russian: конкретный  
    Spanish: específico   Swedish: specifik  
     
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