Special and Specific

Special

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Special adjective – Of a particular or exact sort.
Usage example: you'll need special permission from the fire department to do that

Specific is a synonym for special in particular topic. In some cases you can use "Specific" instead the word "Special" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like characteristic, individual, distinctive, quantity. popular alternative
Nearby Words: specialty, speciality, specialist, specially, specialization
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Specific

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Specific adjective – Of a particular or exact sort.
Usage example: we need a specific type of pen to sign the diplomas

Special is a synonym for specific in particular topic. You can use "Special" instead the word "Specific" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as characteristic, individual. popular alternative
Nearby Words: specify, specification, specifically, specificity
Synonyms for Specific

Things that words describes

person special person specific person
skill special skill specific skill
character special character specific character
power special power specific power
Other nouns: move, kind, event, type, place, form, episode, item, case, way, characters, circumstances, effects, weapon, version, items, rules, points, events, skills, powers, weapons, abilities.
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