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English definition of “specify”

specify

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈspesɪfaɪ/
to state or describe something clearly and exactly: He said we should meet but didn't specify a time. My contract specifies that I must give a month's notice if I leave my job. The loan must be repaid by a specified date. The land is zoned for development within a specified period of five years.
(Definition of specify from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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