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English definition of “special”

special

adjective [before noun] (PARTICULAR)    /ˈspeʃ.əl/
B1 having a particular purpose: Firefighters use special breathing equipment in smoky buildings. Some of the children have special educational needs. You need special tyres on your car for snow. She works as a special adviser to the president.Particular and individual
(Definition of special adjective (PARTICULAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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