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Definitions for specially
spe·cial·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. specially, especially(adverb)

    in a special manner

    "a specially arranged dinner"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. specially(Adverb)

    For a special purpose.

    We had this cake made specially for your birthday.

  2. specially(Adverb)

    extremely

    She's specially good at running.

  3. specially(Adverb)

    in particular

    I love all animals, specially cute furry ones.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Specially(adverb)

    in a special manner; particularly; especially

  2. Specially(adverb)

    for a particular purpose; as, a meeting of the legislature is specially summoned

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specially' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4650

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specially' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4114

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specially' in Adverbs Frequency: #295

How to pronounce specially?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say specially in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of specially in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of specially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of specially in a Sentence

  1. Arthur Schopenhauer:

    The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    An effective way to stay often happy and in cordial relationship with many people specially stupids around is to never display own emotion to say them the hard truths or that really matters in life, but only and always that what they want to hear especially things foolish and/or remain selfish.

  3. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Always thank God (almighty). For, your life is an act of his Grace i.e. your life is a privilege which shouldn't be taken for granted. I mean, you are specially blessed. ~Emeasoba George

  4. Richard Madgwick:

    These gatherings could be seen as the first united cultural events of our island, with people from all corners of Britain descending on the areas around Stonehenge to feast on food that had been specially reared and transported from their homes.

  5. Jeff Knapper:

    They're specially trained for certain aspects, like jumping over fences, stopping on a line, untying themselves.

Images & Illustrations of specially

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