What does especially mean?

Definitions for especially
ɪˈspɛʃ ə lies·pe·cial·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. particularly, peculiarly, especially, speciallyadverb

    to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common

    "he was particularly fussy about spelling"; "a particularly gruesome attack"; "under peculiarly tragic circumstances"; "an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger"

  2. specially, especiallyadverb

    in a special manner

    "a specially arranged dinner"

Wiktionary

  1. especiallyadverb

    In a special manner; specially

  2. especiallyadverb

    particularly; to a greater extent than is normal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Especiallyadverb

    in an especial manner; chiefly; particularly; peculiarly; in an uncommon degree

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #528

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Written Corpus Frequency: #890

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Adverbs Frequency: #75

How to pronounce especially?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of especially in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of especially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of especially in a Sentence

  1. European Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici:

    I don't feel that the financial crisis is coming back... but there are downsides that we need to address, there are worries...especially about China which is undergoing a transition which is difficult and uncertain.

  2. Jennifer Lopez:

    This is why being a business owner, and having actual ownership in companies (not licensing), is so important to me and Alex, especially as Latinos. Its about showing our community, this is what life can be. You can take charge and take ownership. It allows us to have a say in creating things that make peoples lives better and have partners that share our passion for giving back. Because giving back and being there for others is really what matters most , we are happy to be in business with partners who also believe no child should EVER have to go to sleep hungry. Everyone should have access to delicious, nutritious food. This was my favorite moment of the month and its one of the best things weve been able to do.@tillerandhatch#tillerandhatch.

  3. John Lasseter:

    It’s been brought to my attention that I have made some of you feel disrespected or uncomfortable. That was never my intent. Collectively, you mean the world to me, and I deeply apologize if I have let you down. I especially want to apologize to anyone who has ever been on the receiving end of an unwanted hug or any other gesture they felt crossed the line in any way, shape, or form.

  4. Louise Rollins-Smith:

    Amphibians, especially certain groups of frogs, produce and store large amounts of antimicrobial peptides in specialized granular glands in the skin, when the skin is injured or the frog is alarmed, they release large amounts of the peptides to protect the skin.

  5. Giovanni Salvetti:

    We are currently looking to possibly hire additional people in the second half of the year, especially as I expect some improvement on the market.

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    an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
    • A. proprietary
    • B. eloquent
    • C. epidemic
    • D. foreordained

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