Definition of on special
: selling at a price that is lower than usual : on sale Pork chops are on special this week.
Word by Word Definitions
: distinguished by some unusual quality
: being in some way superior
: held in particular esteem
: one that is used for a special service or occasion
: something (such as a television program) that is not part of a regular series
: a featured dish at a restaurant
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