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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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. The FBI:

    It would be irresponsible and premature for me to call this terrorism, the FBI defines terrorism very specifically, and that is the big question for us: What is the motivation for this?

  2. Aneta Markowska:

    By specifically referring to that meeting they are basically testing the waters a bit.

  3. John Coates:

    (The IOC) has come out and specifically said that we should make the maximum use of existing facilities, and that, so far as I am concerned, overrides the 8km philosophy which we had as part of the bid, We have suggested to the organizing committee that for the preliminaries for basketball, just as for football, they may care to look at cities like Osaka that might have large venues.

  4. Jeff Sessions:

    The executive branch, through DACA, deliberately sought to achieve what the legislative branch specifically refused to authorize on multiple occasions.

  5. Trump Ed Russo:

    No, there are no Mexican immigrants building anything, there has been some minor grading to make sure the site drains properly, but there has been no work at the site specifically for the cemetery dedicated to Mr. Trump and family.

Images & Illustrations of specifically

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. repugnant
    • B. commensal
    • C. bibulous
    • D. askant

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