special ed

noun

Definition of special ed

: classes for children who have special needs because of physical or learning problems

Word by Word Definitions

special play
  1. : distinguished by some unusual quality

  2. : held in particular esteem

  3. : readily distinguishable from others of the same category : unique

  1. : one that is used for a special service or occasion

  2. : something (such as a television program) that is not part of a regular series

  3. : a featured dish at a restaurant

ed play
  1. : education

  1. used to form the past participle of regular weak verbs

  2. used to form adjectives of identical meaning from Latin-derived adjectives ending in -ate

  3. : having : characterized by

  1. used to form the past tense of regular weak verbs


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