Motive and Specification


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Motive noun – A major object of interest or concern (as in a discussion or artistic composition).
Specification and motive are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Specification" instead a noun "Motive".
Nearby Words: motivate, motivation, motiveless, motivator, motived
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Specification noun – Naming explicitly.
Motive and specification are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Motive" instead a noun "Specification".
Nearby Words: specify, specific, specified, spec, specifically
Synonyms for Specification

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Specification or Motive. 2016. Accessed September 21, 2020.

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