Translation of specific in Spanish:


específico, adj.

Pronunciation /spəˈsɪfɪk//spəˈsɪfɪk/


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    • 1.1(particular, individual)

      this 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
      • It was very specific to that part of the country.
      • Some events are specific to a particular ethnic group.
      • These features are not specific to NAS the company.
      • Many of these policies are specific to individual storage devices.
      • Each disc comes with a documentary unique to the specific subject matter and a general documentary about the show itself.
      • Whether they are valid or not is specific to each particular situation.
      • There isn't a lot that is specific to the game.
      • It isn't, you know, just specific to Washington at this point.
      • It's so specific to them.
      • Everything was specific to this particular setting.
      • Some gods were specific to particular towns or places.
      • The society is something very specific to Detroit.
      • The code is specific to this operating system and will not run successfully on other operating systems.
      • The situation seems fairly specific to this case.
      • Some of these papers are highly specific to a particular time.
      • They crafted advertorial content that was specific to each magazine.
      • It is not specific to the work the subject of the Contract.
      • The movements are inspired by things very specific to the soloist.
      • It is industry problem not specific to this company.
      • His skills were specific to the defense industry.

    • 1.2(explicit, unambiguous)

      • A friend of mine sent me a copy of the May 2000 issue with specific instructions to read your article.
      • On specific issues Mullins was very straightforward.
      • Refer to current labels for specific details and instructions.
      • We still don't know exactly who set the specific instructions.
      • To issue a specific command, you need to go through a series of sub-menus, selecting the desired option at each level.
      • While I'm not exactly clear on the specific details, I believe that he is valued by both sides.
      • Ask the store manager or salesperson for specific instructions.
      • Follow the manufacturer's specific instructions.
      • A letter had arrived this morning with specific instructions for you.
      • Follow the manufacturer's instructions for specific preparation, adhesive and trowel use, and drying time.
      • They were under specific instructions not to leave their post.
      • They had given us specific instructions..
      • The next chapter will be much more specific on this issue.
      • Write out specific instructions for your guests.
      • I do not have specific instructions in relation to the facsimile.
      • I wrote out specific instructions on wig making.

    • 1.3(exact, precise)

      at two fifteen, to be more specific a las dos y cuarto, para ser más preciso

  • 2

    (disease/remedy) específico
  • 3

    (difference/name) de la especie
    (name/difference) específico
    • It is not defined by a specific ideology or doctrine.
    • The next step is to define the specific parties involved in the process.
    • And he said a clearly expressed specific intention that something should be complied with just overrode that general provision.
    • A narrator defines specific passages to be reflected in the music.
    • The claimant clearly did not give any more specific identification.
    • Clearly defined and specific objectives provide yardsticks for measurement.
    • She doesn't believe that animals have a mystic ability to identify specific cures for specifically diagnosed diseases.
    • It is extremely difficult to identify a specific genera of mushrooms by using standard culture plate techniques.
    • I have identified and performed a specific research method.
    • 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.
    • Production costs were identified by specific machine.
    • The queries tended to be very specific and well defined.
    • You must identify clearly the specific children for whom you are making the request.
    • Identify mutual goals and specific practices to reach these goals.
    • I'm not going to define specific rules.
    • He identifies two more specific memories.
    • In rural areas, the division of labor is usually clearly prescribed, with specific tasks assigned to men and women.
    • Maybe there wasn't an exact moment, any specific event, that defined it.
    • Clearly his agenda was specific, his devotion to justice absolute.
    • The researchers can now identify specific types of algae by color.


  • 1

    específico masculine
    • Licorice root is a specific for low adrenal function.
  • 2specifics plural

    detalles masculine
    let's get down to specifics pasemos a los detalles
    • The specifics of the onerous terms of release were not apparent in the unreported decision.
    • We do not feel we can comment further on the specifics of this issue.
    • Aside from the movie's specifics, the subject is a fraught one.
    • Could you get into some specifics regarding the different types of space fighters and their weapons?
    • Even on the specifics, this tax cut is not what it is advertised to be.
    • Each case may have specifics that are unique.
    • I just want to focus in on defining the specifics of the issues.
    • The rhetoric of both men focused more on moral values than policy specifics.
    • Application developers need not concern themselves with the specifics.
    • It might seem impossible to define specifics.
    • She is keener to discuss life in philosophical terms than the specifics of her new novel.
    • The by-laws of the association detail the specifics.
    • Nancy's specifics regarding the storage of the starter confused me.
    • The curriculum begins with the subject area of music, then it moves to the specifics of an instrument.