special translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "special" - English-Spanish dictionary


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
Dr Brown is a heart specialist.
speciality noun ( plural specialities, specialties) ( specialty) a special product for which one is well-known
Brown bread is this baker’s speciality.
a special activity, or subject about which one has special knowledge
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)
He specializes in fixing computers.
specialization noun ( (also specialisationBritish))
Her specialization is obstetrics.
specialized adjective ( (also specialisedBritish)) (of knowledge, skills etc) of the accurate detailed kind obtained by specializing
You need specialized knowledge and training to do this job.
specially adverb with one particular purpose
I picked these flowers specially for you a splendid cake, specially made for the occasion.
particularly; exceptionally
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)
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