meaning of special

1. Of or pertaining to a species; constituting a species or sort.
Particular; peculiar; different from others; extraordinary; uncommon.
Appropriate; designed for a particular purpose, occasion, or person; as, a special act of Parliament or of Congress; a special sermon.
Limited in range; confined to a definite field of action, investigation, or discussion; as, a special dictionary of commercial terms; a special branch of study.
Chief in excellence.
A particular.
One appointed for a special service or occasion.
SPECIAL specification> A specification language developed at SRI around 1976. ["SPECIAL - A Specification and Assertion Language", L. Robinson et al, TR CSL-46, SRI, Jan 1977]. [Also known as "HDM"? Whats HDM?]
a television production that features a particular person or work or topic; "the last of a series of BBC specials on Iran is being shown ">tonight"

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