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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Especial  \Es*pe"cial\,  a.  [OF.  especial,  F.  sp['e]cial,  L. 
  specialis,  fr  species  a  particular  sort,  kind  or  quality. 
  See  {Species},  and  cf  {Special}.] 
  Distinguished  among  others  of  the  same  class  or  kind 
  special;  concerning  a  species  or  a  single  object;  principal; 
  particular;  as  in  an  especial  manner  or  degree. 
 
  Syn:  Peculiar;  special;  particular;  uncommon;  chief.  See 
  {Peculiar}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  especial 
  adj  :  surpassing  what  is  common  or  usual  or  expected;  "he  paid 
  especial  attention  to  her";  "exceptional  kindness";  "a 
  matter  of  particular  and  unusual  importance";  "a 
  special  occasion";  "a  special  reason  to  confide  in 
  her";  "what's  so  special  about  the  year  2000?"  [syn:  {especial(a)}, 
  {exceptional},  {particular(a)},  {special}] 




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