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specify

verb

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1 to give the rules about (something) clearly and exactly
  • the document specifies precisely how you may use the information it contains

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2 to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically
  • police reports didn't specify the model of car the robbers were driving

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

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“Specify.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/specify. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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