\spˈɛʃə͡l], \spˈɛʃəl], \s_p_ˈɛ_ʃ_əl]\
Definitions of SPECIAL
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By Princeton University
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
Of a species or sort: particular: distinctive: uncommon: designed for a particular purpose: confined to a particular subject.
By Daniel Lyons
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
Designating a species or sort; particular; peculiar; designed for a particular purpose; extraordinary; for a particular subject; chief in excellence.
A person or thing specially appointed. Special grace, the renewing and sanctifying influences of the Holy Spirit. Special pleading, the allegation of special new matter; pleading to gain a special point. Special verdict, one in which the facts of the case are found by the jury, and the law is submitted to the judges.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
Pert. to a species or sort; particular; designed for a particular purpose; confined to some particular department or subject; extraordinary.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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