of a particular kind; not ordinary, regular, or usual
designed, reserved or arranged, etc. for a particular purpose
exceptional in amount, degree, quality, etc.
sth that is not of the regular or ordinary kind
an advertised reduced price in a shop
"they are having a special on pork chops"
"the last of a series of BBC specials on Iran is being shown tonight"
"the particular demands of the job"
"has a particular preference for Chinese art"
"a peculiar bond of sympathy between them"
"an expression peculiar to Canadians"
"rights peculiar to the rich"
"the special features of a computer"
"my own special chair"
"a special correspondent"
"a special adviser to the committee"
"had to get special permission for the event"
"he paid especial attention to her"
"a matter of particular and unusual importance"
"a special occasion"
"a special reason to confide in her"
"what's so special about the year 2000?"
"a special kind of paint"
"a special medication for arthritis"
"a special (or specific) role in the mission"
"his special interest is music"
"she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work"
"a special holiday flight"
"put on special buses for the big game"
We deliberated over a rather special bottle of wine.
出自： J. Simms
The special excellence of this novel lies in its..subtle depiction.
I used to take photographs..but they're nothing special.
出自： A. Hollinghurst
Hardy paid special attention to passages of..description.
出自： J. Halperin
We went there specially to see him.
It is especially hot today.