Specially - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspeʃəli|  American pronunciation of the word specially
Brit.  |ˈspɛʃəli|  British pronunciation of the word specially

adverb

- in a special manner(syn: especially)

a specially arranged dinner

- to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common(syn: especially, particularly, peculiarly)

an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger

Examples

dresses made specially for a wedding

The speech was written specially for the occasion.

The room was specially designed to be used as a library.

I was specially pleased with your gift.

people who are not specially gifted

I don't want to be treated specially.

The military results were not specially glorious.

He raises plants specially for that purpose.

an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger

The camel is specially adapted to its hostile desert habitat.

a plastic specially formulated to resist high temperatures

They run courses that are specially designed for managers.

Doctors and nurses working in an operating theatre have to mask their noses and mouths with a specially clean cloth.

Every town is specially prettied up for a visit by the Queen.

I have to set some hours apart specially for writing my paper.

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