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  ( specials    plural  )
1       adj   Someone or something that is special is better or more important than other people or things.  
You're very special to me, darling..., There are strong arguments for holidays at Easter and Christmas because these are special occasions..., My special guest will be comedian Ben Elton.     
2       adj   Special means different from normal.  
ADJ n     (Antonym: normal)    In special cases, a husband can deduct the travel expenses of his wife who accompanies him on a business trip..., So you didn't notice anything special about him?...     
3       adj   You use special to describe someone who is officially appointed or who has a particular position specially created for them.  
ADJ n  
Frank Deford is a special correspondent for Newsweek magazine.     
4       adj   Special institutions are for people who have serious physical or mental problems.  
ADJ n  
Police are still searching for a convicted rapist, who escaped from Broadmoor special hospital yesterday.     
5       adj   You use special to describe something that relates to one particular person, group, or place.  
ADJ n   (=unique)  
Every anxious person will have his or her own special problems or fears., ...it requires a very special brand of courage to fight dictators.     
6       n-count   A special is a product, programme, or meal which is not normally available, or which is made for a particular purpose.  
...complaints about the BBC's Hallowe'en special, `Ghostwatch'..., Grocery stores have to offer enough specials to bring people into the store.     

Special Branch     
The Special Branch is the department of the British police that is concerned with political security and deals with things such as terrorism and visits by foreign leaders.      n-proper   oft the N  
special education     
Special education is teaching for pupils who need extra help with their studies.      n-uncount   oft N n  
The school has a special education unit.     
special effect        ( special effects    plural  ) In film, special effects are unusual pictures or sounds that are created by using special techniques.      n-count   usu pl  
...a Hollywood horror film with special effects that are not for the nervous.     
special needs     
People with special needs are people who need special help or care, for example because they are physically or mentally disabled.  
  (BRIT)      n-plural   oft N n  
...a school for children with special needs.     
special offer        ( special offers    plural  ) A special offer is a product, service, or programme that is offered at reduced prices or rates.      n-count  
Ask about special offers on our new 2-week holidays.     
special pleading     
If someone is using special pleading, they are trying to persuade you to do something by only telling you the facts that support their case.      n-uncount  
The Secretary of State has given in to special pleading.     
special school        ( special schools    plural  ) A special school is a school for children who have some kind of serious physical or mental problem.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
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use your common sense or resourcefulness
basic, standard, with no special features
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
with advanced skills in the use of computers
an agreement through which one of the parties is offered very advantageous conditions because of the special relation with the partner
[Bus.] most frequently ,"sweetheart deal" has a negative connotation implying the idea of illegality or immorality .
experience a special pleasure, excitement out of smth.; enjoy smth. very much
E.g.: She gets a bang out of shopping.
a person who has a lack of experience, skill or knowledge in a particular sphere or activity, especially computing or the use of the Internet
[Slang];[Pej.] Also written "n00b" (with zeros). The word came from "newb" or "newbie" which refers to someone who is just starting out in the use of the Net.
a flammable liquid mixture made from petroleum and use esp. as a motor fuel.
make or repair an object in an improvised and inventive way making use of whatever items are at hand
chiefly[US];[Fam.] Ex.: You have no idea how many things I've MacGyvered using just duct tape or a simple paper clip.
to use something (an object or a substance) in a new way: not the same as "recycle"
can sometimes be translated as "détourner"
the fear of being unable to use one's mobile phone
This can happen when losing the device, when out of battery, credit or network coverage
someone who does not use high-technology items or services on a daily basis
[Slang] "Amish" is the name of a religious group arisen in the 16th century, that resists modern world's changes (including technology, fashion etc.)
refers to a product or service whose design, blueprint or code is free to use and modify
Examples of open source projects: Linux, Mozzila Firefox (softwares); DIY open drones (drone design), arduino (electronics)
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
dominant position, use of an office with power and influence to expose or impose one's views
canned by Theodore Roosevelt
the application of scientifically proven methods to gather, process, interpret, and to use digital evidence to provide a conclusive description of cyber crime activities
innovation paradigm that assumes firms should use external ideas and/or external paths to market in their innovation process
[Tech.];[Bus.] word coined by Henry Chesbrough, who opposes this paradigm to the closed innovation one, where all the innovation process happens within the borders of the firm.
intentional copy and use of a software product without the permission of its owner
Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other digital devices.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
albeit although, even if, even though, notwithstanding that, tho' (U.S. or poetic) though <You use albeit to introduce a fact or comment which reduces the force or significance of what you have just said. FORMAL adv ADV with cl/group (=although)
Charles's letter was indeed published, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated form.
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