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Meaning of “special” - Learner’s Dictionary

special

adjective     /ˈspeʃəl/
VERY GOOD
A2 better or more important than usual things: a special friend I'm cooking something special for her birthday.Extremely good
special attention/care/treatment
B2 treatment that is better than usualExtremely good
special offer UK
B1 a price that is lower than usual: I bought them because they were on special offer.Value and price decreases
DIFFERENT
B1 different from normal things, or used for a particular purpose: You need to use a special kind of paint. Some of the children have special educational needs.Unique and unusualGood, better and best in terms of quality
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