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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. -specific, specific: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. specific: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. specific: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. specific: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. specific: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. specific: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Specific, specific: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. specific: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Specific: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. -specific, specific: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. specific: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. specific: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. specific: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. specific: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. specific: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. specific: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. SPECIFIC, Specific: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Specific: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. specific: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. specific: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. specific: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. specific: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. specific: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. specific: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  25. specific: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. specific: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. specific: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. specific: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. specific: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. specific: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. specific: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. specific: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Specific: Hepatitis C Information Central [home, info]
  3. specific: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Specific: Misunderstood Physics Terms [home, info]
  2. Specific: Physic and Astronomy Glossary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. specific: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (specific)

noun:  a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease ("Quinine is a specific for malaria")
noun:  a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
adjective:  relating to or distinguishing or constituting a taxonomic species ("Specific characters")
adjective:  stated explicitly or in detail ("Needed a specific amount")
adjective:  (sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique ("Rules with specific application")
adjective:  being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides ("Quinine is highly specific for malaria")

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Phrases that include specific:   specific heat, specific epithet, group specific antigen, organ specific antigen, specific inductive capacity, more...

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