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It was a very cold house, especially in winter.
He did not want to upset his father, especially as his mother was so ill.
You’ll need to book your ticket in advance, especially if you want to reserve a seat.
We’re especially concerned about the rise in tuition fees.
I especially like the idea of using music in the classroom.
India, especially the south, has immense potential to attract tourists.
Don’t talk to anyone about this – especially not my mother.
a service especially for local people
Martin has come especially to see you, you know.
This is the British English definition of especially. View American English definition of especially.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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