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We found 45 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word special:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. special: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. special: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. special: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. special: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. special: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. special, special: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Special, special, special: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. special: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. special: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. special: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. special: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. special: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. special: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. special: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Special, special: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. special: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. S.P.E.C.I.A.L, SPECIAL (role-playing system), Special (Garbage song), Special (Lost), Special (TV series), Special (Vesta Williams album), Special (album), Special (disambiguation), Special (film), Special (lighting), Special (song), Special: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Special: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. special: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. special: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. special: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. special: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. special: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. special: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. special: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. special: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. special: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  28. special: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. SPECIAL: Technical Glossary of Theatre Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. special: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  2. special: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. SPECIAL: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. special: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SPECIAL: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. special: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. SPECIAL: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. special: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Special: Brain Injury [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. SPECIAL: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. SPECIAL: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. special: Idioms [home, info]
  4. special: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy [home, info]
  5. SPECIAL: AbbreviationZ [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (special)

noun:  a television production that features a particular person or work or topic ("The last of a series of BBC specials on Iran is being shown tonight")
noun:  a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising ("They are having a special on pork chops")
noun:  a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant
adjective:  for a special service or occasion ("A special correspondent")
adjective:  adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose ("A special kind of paint")
adjective:  first and most important ("His special interest is music")
adjective:  added to a regular schedule ("A special holiday flight")
adjective:  having a specific function or scope ("A special (or specific) role in the mission")
adjective:  surpassing what is common or usual or expected ("He paid especial attention to her")

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