Definition of specially in English:

Share this entry

specially

Pronunciation: /ˈspeSHəlē/

adverb

For a special purpose: they have been fabricated specially for this boat [as submodifier]: a specially commissioned report
More example sentences
  • The money is being raised through schemes specially floated for this purpose.
  • You can buy hair products specially formulated to remove some chlorine buildup and restore body.
  • There is little to suggest that it was specially commissioned.

Usage

On the differences between specially and especially, see especially (usage).

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: spe·cial·ly

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.