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special

2 noun
     
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special2 [countable usually singular]
1 something that is not usual or ordinary, and is made or done for a special purpose:
a TV special on the election
2BBT a lower price than usual for a particular product for a short period of time:
a lunch special for $4.99
be on special
Breyer's ice cream is on special this week.

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