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  1. spec·i·fy
    IPA[ˈspesəˌfī]
  2. verb

    • 1. identify clearly and definitely:

      the coup leader promised an election but did not specify a date
    • 2. state a fact or requirement clearly and precisely:

      the agency failed to specify that the workers were not their employees
    • 3. include in an architect's or engineer's specifications:

      naval architects specified circular portholes
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: specify, 3rd person present: specifies, gerund or present participle: specifying, past tense: specified, past participle: specified

    • verb

      identify clearly and definitely:

      state a fact or requirement clearly and precisely:

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