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English definition of “specially”

specially

adverb uk   /ˈspeʃ.əl.i/ (also especially) us  

specially adverb (VERY)

extremely or in particular: This is a specially good wine. "Is there anything you want to do this evening?" "Not specially." The children really liked the museum, specially the dinosaurs.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressionsParticular and individual

specially adverb (FOR ONE PURPOSE)

B1 for a particular purpose: I came here specially to see you. She has a wheelchair that was specially made for her. The opera 'Aida' was specially written for the opening of the Cairo opera house in 1871.Particular and individual
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