Definitions of special:
  • noun:   a television production that features a particular person or work or topic
    Example: "The last of a series of BBC specials on Iran is being shown tonight"
  • noun:   a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    Example: "They are having a special on pork chops"
  • noun:   a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant
  • adjective:   for a special service or occasion
    Example: "A special correspondent"
  • adjective:   adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose
    Example: "A special kind of paint"
  • adjective:   first and most important
    Example: "His special interest is music"
  • adjective:   added to a regular schedule
    Example: "A special holiday flight"
  • adjective:   having a specific function or scope
    Example: "A special (or specific) role in the mission"
  • adjective:   surpassing what is common or usual or expected
    Example: "He paid especial attention to her"

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