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English definition of “spec”


noun [C or U]     /spek/ (US also specs [plural])
informal abbreviation for specification: Always look at the car's spec before you sign a contract .high/basic spec The PC with the most basic spec is the cheapest . How much does it cost to continue retooling a mold when a customer keeps changing design specs?
on spec taking a chance , without being sure that you will get what you want : The builders built homes on spec - prior to finding a buyer .
(Definition of spec noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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