Adjective: special spe-shul
Noun: special spe-shul
- Unique or specific to a person or thing or category
"the special features of a computer"; "my own special chair";
- particular, peculiar
- For a special service or occasion
"a special correspondent"; "a special adviser to the committee"; "had to get special permission for the event"
- Surpassing what is common, usual or expected
"a special occasion"; "what's so special about the year 2000?";
- especial, exceptional, particular
- Adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose
"a special kind of paint"; "a special medication for arthritis"
- Having a specific function or scope
"a special role in the mission";
- First and most important
"his special interest is music"; "she gets special satisfaction from her volunteer work";
- Added to a regular schedule
"a special holiday flight"; "put on special buses for the big game";
- A special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
"they are having a special on pork chops"
- A dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant
- A television production that features a particular person, work or topic
"the last of a series of BBC specials on Iran is being shown tonight"
Derived forms: specials
See also: extraordinary, primary, specialised [Brit], specialized, specific, uncommon, unscheduled
Type of: dish, offer, offering, television program, television show, TV program, TV show