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adjective specific pronunciation in British English /spəˈsɪfɪk/
  1. 1
    involving or relating to only one particular thing or type of thing

    Spectators are only allowed into specific areas of the stadium.

    You have to enter the information in a specific order.

    The leaders met for the specific purpose of preserving the ceasefire.

    1. a.
      limited to one particular thing
      specific to:

      Most of their knowledge is specific to the company they work for.


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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