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Synonyms for specific

Synonyms for specific

fixed and distinct from others

of, relating to, or intended for a distinctive thing or group

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a fact about some part (as opposed to general)


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a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease

(sometimes followed by 'to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique

stated explicitly or in detail

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being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition

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Service learning was introduced as an integrated course requirement two years ago, first as a requirement for completing a specific number of service hours at a community agency and then, later, as a requirement for completing community-based projects.
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