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Princeton's WordNet

  1. specifically(adverb)

    in distinction from others

    "a program specifically for teenagers"; "he is interested specifically in poisonous snakes"

Wiktionary

  1. specifically(Adverb)

    in a specific manner, applying to or naming a particular thing or things, expressly, explicitly

  2. specifically(Adverb)

    for a specific purpose or reason

Webster Dictionary

  1. Specifically(adverb)

    in a specific manner

Editors Contribution

  1. specifically

    For a specific purpose.

    The clothing was specifically easy to wash.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specifically' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2786

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specifically' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2459

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specifically' in Adverbs Frequency: #215

How to pronounce specifically?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say specifically in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of specifically in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of specifically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of specifically in a Sentence

  1. Gennady Gudkov:

    The threat of terrorist activity has risen sharply in connection with the beginning of a mass bombing campaign in Syria, moreover, it has increased specifically in Moscow.

  2. Susan Davis:

    Most of the recommendations regarding management of postmenopausal women apply to women less than 60 years old, so we specifically wanted to determine the prevalence of symptoms in women aged 60 to 65 years.

  3. James Phillips:

    Now, cloth masks are not recommended to try to prevent you from getting disease, that's been shown to not work -- that's why we don't wear cloth masks in the hospital, i think the CDC and the federal government will end up coming out with a recommendation for people to wear masks, specifically to prevent droplet spread. I think that's coming.

  4. Cary Woodruff:

    Andrew Carnegie specifically is a nod to the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, andrew Carnegie funded many paleontological expeditions( many for sauropods in Utah), and Andrew Carnegie even has a species of Diplodocus named in Andrew Carnegie honor : Diplodocus carnegii. So naming our specimen Andrew Carnegie was a nod to Andrew Carnegie, and a nod to our calling Andrew Carnegie a Diplodocus.

  5. Kim Cattrall:

    This is really where I take to task the people from ‘Sex and the City,’ specifically Sarah Jessica Parker, is that I think she could’ve been nicer, i really think she could have been nicer.

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