Some articles on special:
... Sermons on special occasions generally contain features that are relevant to the celebrations or the natural phenomena at whose arrival they are delivered ... the verse 9 of Sūra LXVI is also recited and a special prayer called "Muḥammad's du'a"ʾ is said ... One 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 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 ...
... For historical information, see Provinces of Korea and Special cities of Korea) One Special City (Teukbyeolsi, Capital City), six Metropolitan Cities (Gwangy ...
... 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 ...
... Special Forces Command controls operations of Ranger Battalion, as well as the Special Force Battalions – Wolves ...
More definitions of "special":
- (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"
- (adj): Added to a regular schedule.
Example: "A special holiday flight"; "put on special buses for the big game"
- (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"
- (adj): Adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose.
Example: "A special kind of paint"; "a special medication for arthritis"
- (adj): For a special service or occasion.
Example: "A special correspondent"; "a special adviser to the committee"; "had to get special permission for the event"
- (adj): First and most important.
Example: "His special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work"
- (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"
Famous quotes containing the word special:
“... there has been a very special man in my life for the past year. All Ill say about him is that hes kind, warm, mature, someone I can trustand hes not a politician.”
—Donna Rice (b. c. 1962)
“Fashions change, and with the new psychoanalytical perspective of the postwar period [WWII], child rearing became enshrined as the special responsibility of mothers ... any shortcoming in adult life was now seen as rooted in the failure of mothering during childhood.”
—Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century)
“I mean to retire, where
Nobody will have heard about my special skills
And conversation is mainly about the wearther.”
—Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin (b.1942)