verb (used with object), spec·i·fied, spec·i·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), spec·i·fied, spec·i·fy·ing.
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But the constitution also specifies that mandatory individual agreements with the government are required.In Italy, Religious Minorities Struggle (Vainly) for Official Recognition|Anna Momigliano|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It specifies maidservants, but does not prevent one's employing as many married women as he pleases.The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition|Upton Sinclair
That, however, specifies no superiority in the methods of the monarchy.The Evolution of States|J. M. Robertson
In all there were 92 pits but for two localities he specifies a certain number plus "several" others.The Aboriginal Population of the North Coast of California|Sherburne Friend Cook