Definition of ESPECIALLY

in the specific case of one person or thing as distinguished from others <all employees, but especially the administrative assistants, will need to learn to use the new phone system>
Phrases in especial, in particular
Near Antonyms broadly, widely
Antonyms generally
in regard to something mentioned explicitly or in detail <he especially minded the proposed changes to the work schedule>
Related Words concretely, expressly
Antonyms generally

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