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English definition of “special”

special

adjective (NOT USUAL)   /ˈspeʃ·əl/
not ordinary or usual : a special occasion special attention / treatment The car has a number of special safety features . Is there anything special you’d like to do today? The magazine published a special anniversary issue . Special can also mean unusually great or important : You’re very special to me.
(Definition of special adjective (NOT USUAL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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