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English definition of “special”

special

  /ˈspeʃ·əl/ adj
A2 better or more important than usual things: I’m cooking something special for her birthday.
B1 different from normal things, or used for one purpose: You need to use a special kind of paint on metal.
special attention/treatment treatment that is better than usual
(Definition of special adj from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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