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The children can only stay up late on special occasions.
Let's all make a special effort to welcome the visitors.
Special care must be taken in handling very old books.
John is a very special person in my life.
My aunt Miriam was very special to me.
She has her own special way of baking bread.
A special prosecutor was appointed to investigate charges of corruption.
Special parking permits will be given to people with disabilities.
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the activity of being impolite in a social situation by looking at your phone instead of paying attention to the person you are with
feeling or showing happiness
a peer-to-peer digital currency that is validated by cryptography
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Definition of special from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.