Some articles on special:
... Special Forces Command controls operations of Ranger Battalion, as well as the Special Force Battalions – Wolves ...
... For historical information, see Provinces of Korea and Special cities of Korea) One Special City (Teukbyeolsi, Capital City), six Metropolitan Cities (Gwangyeoksi, singular and plural.), nine Provinces (Do ...
... The 67th Special Operation Squadron is an active unit within the 352d Special Operations Group (352 SOG), United States Air Force, United States European Command, and is ...
... The 4th Special Operations Squadron (4 SOS) is part of the 1st Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida ... It operates AC-130U Spooky aircraft providing special operations capability ...
... Sermons on special occasions generally contain features that are relevant to the celebrations or the natural phenomena at whose arrival they are delivered ... Usually the verse 9 of Sūra LXVI is also recited and a special prayer called "Muḥammad's du'a"ʾ is said ... major difference between the sermon delivered on special occasions and that delivered every Friday is that in the former the salat precedes the sermon, while in the latter the salat comes after ...
More definitions of "special":
- (adj): Adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose.
Example: "A special kind of paint"; "a special medication for arthritis"
- (adj): Added to a regular schedule.
Example: "A special holiday flight"; "put on special buses for the big game"
- (adj): Surpassing what is common or usual or expected.
Example: "A special occasion"; "a special reason to confide in her"; "what's so special about the year 2000?"
Synonyms: especial, exceptional, particular
- (adj): Unique or specific to a person or thing or category.
Example: "The special features of a computer"; "my own special chair"
Synonyms: particular, peculiar
- (adj): Having a specific function or scope.
Example: "A special (or specific) role in the mission"
- (noun): A dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant.
- (noun): A special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising.
Example: "They are having a special on pork chops"
- (adj): First and most important.
Example: "His special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work"
- (noun): A television production that features a particular person or work or topic.
Example: "The last of a series of BBC specials on Iran is being shown tonight"
Famous quotes containing the word special:
“O my Brothers! love your Country. Our Country is our home, the home which God has given us, placing therein a numerous family which we love and are loved by, and with which we have a more intimate and quicker communion of feeling and thought than with others; a family which by its concentration upon a given spot, and by the homogeneous nature of its elements, is destined for a special kind of activity.”
—Giuseppe Mazzini (18051872)
“A successful woman preacher was once asked what special obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry? Not one, she answered, except the lack of a ministers wife.”
—Anna Garlin Spencer (18511931)
“I have a special grudge against those who have the same faults as I do.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)