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US [ɪˈspeʃ(ə)li]
UK [ɪ'speʃ(ə)li]
  • adv.尤其;特别;专门;非常
  • Web格外;特别是;尤其是
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adv.
1.
尤其;特别;格外more with one person, thing, etc. than with others, or more in particular circumstances than in others
The car is quite small, especially if you have children.
这辆汽车很小,如果有孩子就尤其显得小。
Teenagers are very fashion conscious, especially girls.
青少年,尤其是女孩,很注重时尚。
I love Rome, especially in the spring.
我喜爱罗马,尤其是春天的罗马。
2.
专门;特地for a particular purpose, person, etc.
I made it especially for you.
这是我特地为你做的。
3.
十分;非常very much; to a particular degree
I wasn't feeling especially happy that day.
那天我并不十分高兴。
‘Do you like his novels?’ ‘Not especially.’
“你喜欢他的小说吗?”“不十分喜欢。”

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