In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(particular, individual)específicothis happened in one specific case — esto ocurrió en un caso específico / en un caso en particular
- give specific examples — dé ejemplos concretos
- have you a specific reason for asking? — ¿me preguntas por algún motivo en particular / en especial?
- specific to sth/sb — específico / propio de algo/algn
- these problems are not specific to one region — estos problemas no son específicos / propios de una sola región
- The society is something very specific to Detroit.
- His skills were specific to the defense industry.
- Some events are specific to a particular ethnic group.
- Everything was specific to this particular setting.
- It was very specific to that part of the country.
- Whether they are valid or not is specific to each particular situation.
- It is not specific to the work the subject of the Contract.
- They crafted advertorial content that was specific to each magazine.
- Each disc comes with a documentary unique to the specific subject matter and a general documentary about the show itself.
- It is industry problem not specific to this company.
- Some of these papers are highly specific to a particular time.
- Some gods were specific to particular towns or places.
- The situation seems fairly specific to this case.
- There isn't a lot that is specific to the game.
- Many of these policies are specific to individual storage devices.
- The code is specific to this operating system and will not run successfully on other operating systems.
- It's so specific to them.
- The movements are inspired by things very specific to the soloist.
- These features are not specific to NAS the company.
- It isn't, you know, just specific to Washington at this point.
- On specific issues Mullins was very straightforward.
- The next chapter will be much more specific on this issue.
- While I'm not exactly clear on the specific details, I believe that he is valued by both sides.
- Follow the manufacturer's specific instructions.
- They had given us specific instructions..
- We still don't know exactly who set the specific instructions.
- I do not have specific instructions in relation to the facsimile.
- Ask the store manager or salesperson for specific instructions.
- Follow the manufacturer's instructions for specific preparation, adhesive and trowel use, and drying time.
- Write out specific instructions for your guests.
- To issue a specific command, you need to go through a series of sub-menus, selecting the desired option at each level.
- They were under specific instructions not to leave their post.
- A friend of mine sent me a copy of the May 2000 issue with specific instructions to read your article.
- Refer to current labels for specific details and instructions.
- A letter had arrived this morning with specific instructions for you.
- I wrote out specific instructions on wig making.
1.3(exact, precise)precisoat two fifteen, to be more specific — a las dos y cuarto, para ser más preciso
3Biología(name/difference) de la especie(name/difference) específico
- I have identified and performed a specific research method.
- He identifies two more specific memories.
- Clearly defined and specific objectives provide yardsticks for measurement.
- Clearly his agenda was specific, his devotion to justice absolute.
- And he said a clearly expressed specific intention that something should be complied with just overrode that general provision.
- The claimant clearly did not give any more specific identification.
- It is not defined by a specific ideology or doctrine.
- Maybe there wasn't an exact moment, any specific event, that defined it.
- I'm not going to define specific rules.
- The queries tended to be very specific and well defined.
- Identify mutual goals and specific practices to reach these goals.
- The next step is to define the specific parties involved in the process.
- The researchers can now identify specific types of algae by color.
- In rural areas, the division of labor is usually clearly prescribed, with specific tasks assigned to men and women.
- It is extremely difficult to identify a specific genera of mushrooms by using standard culture plate techniques.
- She doesn't believe that animals have a mystic ability to identify specific cures for specifically diagnosed diseases.
- A narrator defines specific passages to be reflected in the music.
- Production costs were identified by specific machine.
- In this work it is hard to identify specific organs, aside from the pair of yellow mounds at one end that appear to represent lungs.
- You must identify clearly the specific children for whom you are making the request.
2specifics pl(details)detalleslet's get down to specifics — pasemos a los detalles
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