American English

Definition of specifically adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1in a detailed and exact way I specifically told you not to go near the water!
  2. 2connected with or intended for one particular thing only liquid vitamins specifically designed for children a magazine aimed specifically at working women
  3. 3used when you want to add more detailed and exact information The newspaper, or more specifically, the editor, was taken to court for publishing the photographs.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: specifically