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spe suh fahy

  • v  specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
  • v  decide upon or fix definitely
    specify the parameters
  • v  determine the essential quality of
  • v  be specific about
    Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?
  • v  define clearly
  • v  design or destine
  • v  select something or someone for a specific purpose

  • In an interview yesterday, Grady, the police chief, declined to specify the nature of that threat, and said it was dismissed for a lack of credibility.
  • The charges specify that 727,420 Chinese were "persecuted" during that period, and that 34,274 died, though the often vague indictment did not specify exactly how.
  • The CDC did not specify what the threshold for vaccine production would be.
News & Articles

  • Justice official: Complaint filed against Edward Snowden
    WASHINGTON — A Justice Department official says a sealed criminal complaint has been filed against Edward Snowden in the National Security Agency surveillance case. The official declined to specify the criminal charges against the former NSA contractor who has admitted providing information to the news media about two highly classified ...
    June 22, 2013 - The Washington Times
  • New in AdWords: Add Descriptions to Sitelinks
    Google now lets advertisers specify, or nominate, the specific text they would like to appear for their sitelink descriptions. This allows advertisers to be specific about what text they would like to appear on their enhanced advertisements.
    June 20, 2013 - Search Engine Watch
  • Obama refuses to specify US aid to Syrian rebels
    US President Barack Obama on Wednesday refused to specify the exact nature of new US military aid to Syrian rebels, despite signals from top US officials that they will be get small arms and ammunition.
    June 19, 2013 - Fox News
Quotes

  • Kenny Chesney in Washington Post
    We thought the least harmful (stated reason) was fraud because it (is) kind of broad ...... doesn't specify,Chesney says. "And boy ...... we were wrong."
  • John Edwards in The Canberra Times
    Interestingly, the minutes specify that the fiscal or monetary moves will 'take time' to be effective,said John Edwards, HSBC's chief economist for Australia and New Zealand. "This implies that the RBA does not feel obliged to respond...
  • Edward Leigh in Times Online
    It is now clear that the estimated cost at the time of the bid was entirely unrealistic,Edward Leigh, the chairman of the committee, said. "Despite the astonishing increase in the level of public funding the department did not specify in...

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