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as in particularly
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

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as in notably
in regard to something mentioned explicitly or in detail he especially minded the proposed changes to the work schedule

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“Especially.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/especially. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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