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1. specific

adjective. ['spəˈsɪfɪk, spɪˈsɪfɪk'] (sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique.

Etymology

  • specifique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • specificus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Specific

  • pseudoscientific
  • transpacific
  • unscientific
  • hieroglyphic
  • autopacific
  • scientific
  • prolific
  • pacific
  • horrific
  • honorific
  • terrific

How do you pronounce specific?

Pronounce specific as spɪˈsɪfɪk.

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How do you spell specific? Is it specifical ?

A common misspelling of specific is specifical

2. specific

adjective. ['spəˈsɪfɪk, spɪˈsɪfɪk'] stated explicitly or in detail.

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Etymology

  • specifique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • specificus (Latin)

3. specific

noun. ['spəˈsɪfɪk, spɪˈsɪfɪk'] a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease.

Etymology

  • specifique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • specificus (Latin)

4. specific

noun. ['spəˈsɪfɪk, spɪˈsɪfɪk'] a fact about some part (as opposed to general).

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Etymology

  • specifique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • specificus (Latin)
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