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English definition of “specific”


adjective (PARTICULAR)    /spəˈsɪf.ɪk/
B2 relating to one thing and not others ; particular : The virus attacks specific cells in the brain . The money is intended to be used for specific purposes .formal The disease seems to be specific to (= only found in) certain types of plant . Is there anything specific you want from the shops ?Particular and individual
(Definition of specific adjective (PARTICULAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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