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special 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈspeSHəl/,
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Better, greater, or otherwise different from what is usual,
  1. Better, greater, or otherwise different from what is usual
    • - they always made a special effort at Christmas
  2. Exceptionally good or precious
    • - she's a very special person
  3. Belonging specifically to a particular person or place
    • - we want to preserve our town's special character
  4. Designed or organized for a particular person, purpose, or occasion
    • - we will return by special coaches
  5. (of a subject) Studied in particular depth

  6. Used to denote education for children with particular needs, esp. those with learning difficulties

  7. Denoting a group consisting of matrices of unit determinant

Noun
  1. A thing, such as an event, product, or broadcast, that is designed or organized for a particular occasion or purpose
    • - television's election night specials
  2. A dish not on the regular menu at a restaurant but served on a particular day

  3. A product or service offered at a temporarily reduced price


  1. a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising; "they are having a special on pork chops"
  2. particular(a): unique or specific to a person or thing or category; "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 ...
  3. for a special service or occasion; "a special correspondent"; "a special adviser to the committee"; "had to get special permission for the event"
  4. a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant
  5. a television production that features a particular person or work or topic; "the last of a series of BBC specials on Iran is being shown tonight"
  6. adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose; "a special kind of paint"; "a special medication for arthritis"
  7. Special is a 2006 drama film written and directed by Hal Haberman and Jeremy Passmore. It was released in theatres in the UK on November 17, 2006 and on DVD in the UK on March 5, 2007. It was released in theatres in the US on November 21, 2008.
  8. "Special" is a 1998 song written and performed by Garbage, and was the third international single to be released from the band's platinum second album Version 2.0. "Special" gained much attention in the music press upon the release of Version 2. ...
  9. In stage lighting, a special refers to a lighting instrument that is used for a very specific purpose, rather than being a part of a system of light such as an area light or color wash. It is typically, although not always, used alone, or at a higher level than the other instruments. ...
  10. "Special" is the 14th episode of the first season of Lost. The episode was directed by Greg Yaitanes and written by David Fury. It first aired on January 19, 2005 on ABC. ...
  11. This article presents the discography of Mew, a Danish band.
  12. SPECIAL is a character creation and statistics system developed specifically for the Fallout franchise of computer role-playing games. ...
  13. A reduction in consumer cost (usually for a limited time) for items or services rendered; Unusual or exceptional episode of a series; A special constable; Anything that is not according to normal practice, plan, or schedule, as an unscheduled run of transportation that is normally scheduled; ...
  14. (Specialness) Difference between interest earned on a specific stock loan's collateral and the prevailing interest rate for stock loan collateral. A typical stock has specialness equal to zero. When there is positive specialness, a stock is said to be on special.
  15. (Specials) This is short for special damages, which are a claimant’s medical expenses, lost wages or earnings, and other “out-of-pocket” expenses
  16. (Specials (SD's)) Special delivery items which are insured and guaranteed (in theory) to be delivered by either 9am or 1pm
  17. (Specials) All applicable promotions must be reserved or requested at time of booking. For promotions such as but not limited to Honeymoon Special, proof of eligibility is required upon check-in.
  18. (Specials) Classes where arts, humanities, and practical living are taught.  Examples include art, music, physical education, guidance, and instructional media.
  19. (Specials) Exclusive discounts for businesses
  20. (Specials) Many bookmakers and exchanges now offer specials markets allowing punters to back and lay on events such as the Nobel Prizes, X Factor winners, results of elections etc. Handy if you can spot the signs, especially as big odds are normally available early on.
  21. (Specials) Orders for special tools, non-catalog, or modified tools are accepted on a non-cancelable basis, and tools are not returnable. A confirmed purchase order is required before any manufacturing processes will begin on special tools.
  22. (Specials) The Care Bears in the Land Without Feelings (1983) - The Care Bears Battle the Freeze Machine (1984) - Care Bears Nutcracker Suite (1988)
  23. (Specials) These include Art, Music and PE and are part of the daily curriculum specials for all students grades 1-6.
  24. (Specials) These vary from site to site - it may be a buy one get one free, speed bingo or any number of things.
  25. (specials) Classes usually designated as nonacademic. They typically include art class, P.E., library time, and music class.