especial

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English, via Old French, from Latin specialis, from species (appearance, form, beauty), from specere (to look). Related to English special and species.

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especial (comparative more especial, superlative most especial)

  1. Of exceptional importance or significance.
  2. Particular to an individual.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin speciālis.

Adjective[edit]

especial m, f (masculine and feminine plural especials)

  1. special

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Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

especial m

  1. special
  2. powerful; mighty

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin speciālis.

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especial m, f (plural especiais; comparable)

  1. special

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin speciālis.

Adjective[edit]

especial m, f (plural especiales)

  1. special

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