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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. particularly, peculiarly, especially, specially(adverb)

    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, especially(adverb)

    in a special manner

    "a specially arranged dinner"

Wiktionary

  1. especially(Adverb)

    In a special manner; specially

  2. especially(Adverb)

    particularly; to a greater extent than is normal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Especially(adverb)

    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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Icelandic Forest Service Directorrstur Eysteinsson:

    The winters have become milder. Many of the trees that we planted in the 1950s -- especially Siberian Larchs -- are literally dying after several decades of being reasonably good. [Theyre] sitting there dead in the landscape and its difficult to find the money to do something else with the land. [It] becomes a problem.

  2. Rob Wade:

    This show brings joy to so many families across the country, especially during these trying times, and we can't wait to get even more celebrities suited up in crazy costumes for an hour of pure fun every week, the Masked Singer.

  3. Helene Rang:

    This will be especially true of the aerospace industry because there is a huge amount of catching up to do, this will offer enormous opportunities for both Airbus and Boeing.

  4. Stephen Baker:

    Cats are notoriously sore losers. Coming in second best, especially to someone as poorly coordinated as a human being, grates their sensibility.

  5. Sarah Palin:

    What is most disturbing is Twitter's failure to act when Miss Banks actively supported and encouraged her fans to seek out the Palin's personal home address, break in and inflict harm on the Palin family. Especially when it’s now been proven that Twitter was alerted to these threats on their platform and the lengthy history of deranged stalkers with violent intentions who have broken into the Palin family's properties and been arrested, charged and convicted by local and federal authorities. This is not a laughing matter and far crosses the line of freedom of speech.

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