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specially

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1 in regard to something mentioned explicitly or in detail
  • the supplementary material was specially intended to address earlier accusations of cultural bias

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2 to a great degree
  • a specially gifted pianist

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The first known use of specially was in the 14th century

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“Specially.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/specially. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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