1. special education education of physically or mentally handicapped children whose needs cannot be met in an ordinary classroom
  2. sophisticated having worldly knowledge and refinement
  3. specialty store a store that sells only one kind of merchandise
  4. special effect an effect used to produce scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques (especially on film)
  5. special act a legislative act that applies only to a particular person or particular district
  6. special agent someone whose authority is limited to the special undertaking they have been instructed to perform
  7. special verdict a verdict rendered on certain specific factual issues posed by the court without finding for one party or the other
  8. well-educated highly educated
  9. self-educated educated by your own efforts rather than by formal instruction
  10. space cadet someone who seems unable to respond appropriately to reality
  11. special interest an individual or group who are concerned with some particular part of the economy and who try to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor
  12. specialized developed or designed for a particular activity or function
  13. special delivery mail that is delivered by a special carrier
  14. specialised developed or designed for a special activity or function
  15. split ticket a ballot cast by a voter who votes for candidates from more than one party
  16. specific heat the heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance one degree centigrade
  17. specialist an expert devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
  18. special relativity a physical theory of relativity based on the assumption that the speed of light in a vacuum is a constant and the assumption that the laws of physics are invariant in all inertial systems
  19. special contract a contract that is signed and has the (wax) seal of the signer attached
  20. specialty an asset of special worth or utility

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