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specify

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspecifyspe‧ci‧fy /ˈspesɪfaɪ/ ●●○ W3 AWL verb (specified, specifying, specifies) [transitive]  DETAILto state something in an exact and detailed way Payments will be made for a specified number of months.specify who/what/how etc Regulations specify how long maintenance crews can work.specify that The rules clearly specify that competitors must not accept payment.→ See Verb table
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specifyThe president did not specify a date for his visit to Peru.The order specifies a December deadline for completion of the work.The contract also specified a low dam.This instruction specifies a number of words to be moved n, a source, and a destination address.Use this control to specify a sensible figure to speed up your output.It logs into a variety of electronic news sources and looks for articles with keywords specified by the user.The context enables one to specify more clearly the meaning of the word and thus to eliminate the ambiguity.The rules clearly specify that competitors are not allowed to accept payment.It can also specify the password to be used to obtain access to any packages and modules.The distinction between substratum and entity also enables us to further specify the relations between Zeus and the world.The Medieval church went to some lengths to specify the roles of particular stones in religious imagery.Architects usually specify which particular hardwood they want to use.specify thatIt is normal practice for the heads to specify that each party will be responsible for the costs of its own advisers.A learner's permit specifies that the driver be accompanied by a licensed motorist.Accordingly the will specifies that the eldest such relative should inherit.The advertisements must also specify that the loan is secured on the home.Immigration regulations specify that the names on the passports and tickets held by customers must be the same.The legislation also specifies that the Water Charges will similarly vary in accordance with the Valuation Band of individual properties.A later law dealing with landless newcomers, specifies that they should receive half the property, and not two-thirds.Clause 7 of Precedent 1 expressly specifies that this is to be the case.Generally speaking, such rules specify that violence should cease when honour has been satisfied.
From Longman Business Dictionaryspecifyspe‧ci‧fy /ˈspesɪfaɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle specified) [transitive] to state something in an exact and detailed wayIt is useful to specify the due date for payment.The work must be completed within the specified period agreed in the contract.specify thatThe manufacturer specifies that the cement must be left for 72 hours.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
specify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyspecify
he, she, itspecifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyspecified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave specified
he, she, ithas specified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad specified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill specify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have specified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam specifying
he, she, itis specifying
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you, we, theyare specifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas specifying
you, we, theywere specifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been specifying
he, she, ithas been specifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been specifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be specifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been specifying
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