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Meaning of ESPECIAL

Pronunciation:  e'speshul

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Es*pe"cial\, a. [OF. especial, F. sp['e]cial, L.
specialis, fr. species a particular sort, kind, or quality.
See {Species}, and cf. {Special}.]
Distinguished among others of the same class or kind;
special; concerning a species or a single object; principal;
particular; as, in an especial manner or degree.

Syn: Peculiar; special; particular; uncommon; chief. See
     {Peculiar}.

 
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