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Princeton's WordNet

  1. specially, especiallyadverb

    in a special manner

    "a specially arranged dinner"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. speciallyadverb

    For a special purpose.

    We had this cake made specially for your birthday.

  2. speciallyadverb

    extremely

    She's specially good at running.

  3. speciallyadverb

    in particular

    I love all animals, specially cute furry ones.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Speciallyadverb

    Etymology: from special.

    Specially the day that thou stoodest before the Lord. Deutr.

    A brother beloved, specially to me. Phil. xvi.

    If there be matter of law that carries any difficulty, the jury may, to deliver themselves from an attaint, find it specially. Matthew Hale.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Speciallyadverb

    in a special manner; particularly; especially

  2. Speciallyadverb

    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

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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. Jerry Guilbert:

    Before we send humans in to clear a building or check that critical infrastructure site for IED contamination, one of things that we'll do is bring these specially-trained mine detecting dogs up to sniff the perimeter, determine if there are explosives in that building and based on where the dogs may be indicating, find out where in the building perhaps do we think those explosive hazards are.

  2. Matthew Jafarian:

    Researchers are finding that specially trained dogs can detect COVID on humans quickly and accurately.

  3. Victor Ivan:

    His victory shows a division, and this could create more issues specially for other ethnic groups. I don't know how he will tackle Muslims and Tamils.

  4. Rahimullah Samander:

    In some cases, government employees, specially low-ranking police officers, do not understand how to behave with reporters.

  5. 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.

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