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specification

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌspes.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ (informal spec) us  
C1 a detailed description of how something should be done, made, etc.: All products are made exactly to the customer's specifications. A specification has been drawn up for the new military aircraft. a job specification The cars have been built to a high specification (= a high standard).Elaborating, specifying and simplifyingPlans and arrangements
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