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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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English version of definition of special
the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
any of the bones in your foot between your toes and your ankle
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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American definition of special from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.