Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
specific /spi'sifik/
  • tính từ
    • dứt khoát, rành mạch, rõ ràng
      • a specific statement: lời tuyên bố dứt khoát
      • for no specific reason: không có lý do gì rõ ràng
    • (thuộc) loài
      • the specific name of a plant: (sinh vật học) tên loài của một cây
    • đặc trưng, riêng biệt
      • a style specific to that school of painters: một phong cách đặc trưng cho trường phái hoạ sĩ ấy
    • theo trọng lượng, theo số lượng (thuế hải quan)
    • (vật lý) riêng
      • specific weight (gravity): trọng lượng riêng, tỷ trọng
  • danh từ
    • (y học) thuốc đặc trị
Concise Dictionary
+a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
+a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
+(sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique
+stated explicitly or in detail
+relating to or distinguishing or constituting a taxonomic species
+being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 definite, precise, exact, particular, explicit, express, unambiguous, definitive, clear-cut, unequivocal, (well-)defined, determined, specified, individual, peculiar, certain, limited, indicated, predetermined, established, spelt or spelled out, delineated, set, distinct, fixed, circumscribed, restricted:
Each part has its specific function.
2 Often, specific to. characteristic (of), unique to, individual (to), sui generis, proper (to), typical (of), peculiar to, identified with, personal (to), discrete (to), special (to), associated with:
The disease is specific to one area only. Are these problems group-specific?
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 detailed and exact
Synonym: PRECISE
I gave you specific instructions. + 'I'd like your help tomorrow.' 'Can you be more specific (= tell me exactly what you want)?'
2 [usually before noun] connected with one particular thing only
children's television programmes aimed at a specific age group + The money was collected for a specific purpose. + children with specific learning difficulties (= in one area only)
3 ~ to sth (formal) existing only in one place or limited to one thing
a belief that is specific to this part of Africa
Collocation Dictionary


Can you be a little more specific in your instructions?


highly, very
issuing a highly specific set of instructions
| quite | fairly, rather


She was quite specific about the type she wanted.

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