Usage examples for specified

  1. In order to encourage the manufacture of tin- plates, a considerable duty was imposed, which was to cease after 1897 unless domestic production reached specified amounts. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  2. The latter turned, before descending, and said: You will have observed, no doubt, that the scheme was to turn over the submarine to us as soon as possible, leaving a time fuse, which, within a specified time, would have blown the ship to atoms. – The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet by Kenneth Ward
  3. Almost at once difficulties began, difficulties which are inevitable when a genius of the stamp of Balzac is bound by an unfortunate agreement to provide a specified quantity of copy at stated intervals. – Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings by Mary F. Sandars
  4. With respect to the other part of it, or that they would proceed to abolish the trade, he observed, that neither the time, nor the manner of doing it, were specified. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  5. That is why I specified a tree, and not the middle of the road. – Men, Women and Guns by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile