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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

specific (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
specific

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. explicit or definite
  2. of, or relating to a species
  3. (taxonomy) pertaining to a taxon at the rank of species
  4. special, distinctive or unique
  5. intended for, or applying to a particular thing
  6. being a remedy for a particular disease
  7. (immunology) being limited to a particular antibody or antigen
  8. (physics) a value divided by the mass (e.g. specific volume)
  9. (physics) a measure compared to a standard reference (e.g. specific refractive index is relative to that of air)

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Noun

Singular
specific

Plural
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specific ({{{1}}})
  1. a remedy for a particular disorder
  2. a distinguishing attribute or quality

Romanian

Etymology

French spécifique

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [spe'ʧi.fik]

Adjective

specific 4 nom/acc forms

  1. specific

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