- in a definite or precise manner: The suspect was not specifically named in the report. More specifically, you will be responsible for half the total cost.
- with an exact use or purpose in mind: The manual is written specifically for nonexperts.
- with reference to qualities that are peculiar or proper to someone or something: Our classes are specifically different from other yoga programs.
Origin of specifically
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Examples from the Web for specifically
Specifically, what briefing did the flight crew receive before they went to the airplane?Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501
January 6, 2015
Almost everyone I spoke to said they have used JSwipe because they are specifically not just looking for a booty call.My Week on Jewish Tinder
January 5, 2015
Specifically, the pilots got themselves into a high altitude stall, where the wings lose the capacity to provide lift.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?
January 4, 2015
Your letter highlights so many of the harsh realities trans people face, specifically in regard to how society rejects us.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen
January 1, 2015
With better training on how specifically to deal with people with ID, the deputies might have handled the situation differently.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities
December 16, 2014
Specifically, to destroy a maid's belief in the virtue of maids.The Devil's Dictionary
He was specifically after the Med Service history of all the planets in this sector.Pariah Planet
Neither type was specifically trained for teaching in colleges or elsewhere.College Teaching
Rostral: pertaining or attached to a rostrum; specifically of Hemiptera.
Urite: an abdominal segment and, specifically, its ventral portion.