Synonyms for specific
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explicit or definite
of, or relating to a species
pertaining to a taxon at the rank of species
special, distinctive or unique
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a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
"he always reasons from the particular to the general"
a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
"quinine is a specific for malaria"
(sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique
"rules with specific application"; "demands specific to the job"; "a specific and detailed account of the accident"
stated explicitly or in detail
"needed a specific amount"
relating to or distinguishing or constituting a taxonomic species
being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides
"quinine is highly specific for malaria"; "a specific remedy"; "a specific stain is one having a specific affinity for particular structural elements"
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List of paraphrases for "specific":
concrete, particular, special, precise, certain, accurate, specified, practical, tangible, definite, individual, targeted, own, unique, grained, speciﬁc, spécifiques, exact, detailed, dedicated, determined, explicit, specifically, individuals, some, précis, clear, peculiar, focused, separate, treaty-specific, specificity, product-specific, -specific, fine-grained, distinctive, specialized, actual
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All my life I wanted to be someone I guess I should have been more specific.
What, then is our duty It is to carefully distinguish the historic moment in which we live and to consciously assign our small energies to a specific battlefield. The more we are in phase with the current which leads the way, the more we aid man in his difficult, uncertain, danger-fraught ascent toward salvation.
These last 24 hours have been a roller coaster of emotions for me and many others on this campus. Over the weekend there have been several videos of students, Western Carolina University students that are displaying behavior that is racist and bigoted. This behavior disappoints, angers, frustrated me to no end, justifiable calls for action can be heard from across our campus community today. Rest assured, the University is taking active steps to address these particular incidents consistent with our University processes and policies ; however, we can not disclose specific actions taken against a specific student( s). With that in mind, our inability to communicate specific actions should not be construed as inaction. Western Carolina University takes seriously the effect that these videos have had on the campus community and will act accordingly.
To attempt to be religious without practicing a specific religion is as possible as attempting to speak without a specific language.
We want to highlight that this is a very novel finding and this has not been reported before, thus there is no previous evidence to support these findings, and further research examining the specific stages of sleep development in childhood are needed, however, these findings might be explained by the fact that sleep highly varies in early childhood( compared to later stages, such as adolescence and adulthood), and that specific sleep patterns might have different significance and effects at specific stages of the child ´ s development.
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- específicCatalan, Valencian
- konkrétní, relativní, specifickýCzech
- εξειδικευμένος, συγκεκριμένος, ειδικόςGreek
- eriline, omane, eri-, kindelEstonian
- erikoinen, erityinen, spesifinen, ominainen, lajityyppinen, lajiFinnish
- конкретный, особый, специальный, явный, видовой, особенный, специфическийRussian
- නිශ්චිතSinhala, Sinhalese
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