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Meaning of specially by Wiktionary Dictionary



    special +‎ -ly


    specially ( not comparable )

    1. For a special purpose .
      We had this cake made specially for your birthday .
    2. extremely
      She's specially good at running .
    3. in particular
      I love all animals, specially cute furry ones .

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    See also

    • especially


    By Wiktionary ( 2012/01/02 06:29 UTC Version )


    'specially ( comparative more 'specially, superlative most 'specially )

    1. Eye dialect spelling of especially .

Explanation of specially by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common

    2. an especially ( or specially ) cautious approach to the danger
    3. in a special manner

    4. a specially arranged dinner

    Definition of specially by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Specially, adv.
      1. In a special manner; particularly; especially. Chaucer.

      2. For a particular purpose; as, “a meeting of the legislature is specially summoned”.