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Meaning of special

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: unique or specific to a person or thing or category; "the
             particular demands of the job"; "has a particular
             preference for Chinese art"; "a peculiar bond of sympathy
             between them"; "an expression peculiar to Canadians";
             "rights peculiar to the rich"; "the special features of a
             computer"; "my own special chair" [syn: {particular(a)},
             {peculiar(a)}, {special(a)}]
      2: for a special service or occasion; "a special correspondent";
         "a special adviser to the committee"; "had to get special
         permission for the event"
      3: surpassing what is common or usual or expected; "he paid
         especial attention to her"; "exceptional kindness"; "a matter
         of particular and unusual importance"; "a special occasion";
         "a special reason to confide in her"; "what's so special
         about the year 2000?" [syn: {especial(a)}, {exceptional},
         {particular(a)}, {special}]
      4: adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose; "a special
         kind of paint"; "a special medication for arthritis"
      5: having a specific function or scope; "a special (or specific)
         role in the mission" [syn: {limited}, {special}]
      6: first and most important; "his special interest is music";
         "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her
         volunteer work" [syn: {particular}, {special}]
      7: added to a regular schedule; "a special holiday flight"; "put
         on special buses for the big game" [syn: {extra}, {special}]
      n 1: a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced
           price) that is featured in advertising; "they are having a
           special on pork chops"
      2: a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant
      3: 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"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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