special - translate into Spanish with the English-Spanish dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “special”

See all translations

special

adjective /ˈspeʃəl/
out of the ordinary; unusual or exceptional
especial, extraordinario
a special occasion a special friend.
appointed, arranged, designed etc for a particular purpose
específico, particular
a special messenger a special tool for drilling holes.
specialist noun a person who makes a very deep study of one branch of a subject or field
especialista
Dr Brown is a heart specialist.
speciality noun ( plural specialities, specialties) ( specialty) a special product for which one is well-known
especialidad
Brown bread is this baker’s speciality.
a special activity, or subject about which one has special knowledge
especialidad
His speciality is physics.
specialize verb ( (also specialiseBritish)) (usually with in) go give one’s attention (to), work (in), or study (a particular job, subject etc)
especializarse
He specializes in fixing computers.
specialization noun ( (also specialisationBritish))
especialidad
Her specialization is obstetrics.
specialized adjective ( (also specialisedBritish)) (of knowledge, skills etc) of the accurate detailed kind obtained by specializing
especializado
You need specialized knowledge and training to do this job.
specially adverb with one particular purpose
especialmente
I picked these flowers specially for you a splendid cake, specially made for the occasion.
particularly; exceptionally
particularmente
He’s a nice child, but not specially clever.
special needs noun plural the needs of people who have mental or physical disabilities
Necesidades Especiales
a school for children with special needs.
(Definition of special from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “special” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More