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Adjective specific has 4 senses
- specific - (sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique; "rules with specific application"; "demands specific to the job"; "a specific and detailed account of the accident"
Antonyms: general, as a whole, at large, in general, at-large, broad, unspecific, generalized, generalised, general-purpose, all-purpose, generic, gross, mass, large-scale, miscellaneous, overall, pandemic, pervading, pervasive, widespread, plain, popular, nonspecific
- specific - stated explicitly or in detail; "needed a specific amount"
Antonym: unspecified (indirect, via specified)
- specific - relating to or distinguishing or constituting a taxonomic species; "specific characters"
- specific - being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides; "quinine is highly specific for malaria"; "a specific remedy"; "a specific stain is one having a specific affinity for particular structural elements"