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Meaning of "spec." in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SPEC.

Old English specan; related to Old High German spehhan, Middle High German spechten to gossip, Middle Dutch speken.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SPEC.

spec.  [spiːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPEC.

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Spec. is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

WHAT DOES SPEC. MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of spec. in the English dictionary

The first definition of spec. in the dictionary is to make ; utter. Other definition of spec. is to communicate or express in or as if in words. Spec. is also to deliver a speech, discourse, etc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPEC.


apeak
əˈpiːk
bespeak
bɪˈspiːk
doublespeak
ˈdʌbəlˌspiːk
forepeak
ˈfɔːˌpiːk
forespeak
fɔːˈspiːk
geekspeak
ˈɡiːkˌspiːk
leetspeak
ˈliːtˌspiːk
misspeak
ˌmɪsˈspiːk
netspeak
ˈnɛtˌspiːk
newspeak
ˈnjuːˌspiːk
outspeak
ˌaʊtˈspiːk
peak
piːk
Peake
piːk
peek
piːk
peke
piːk
pique
piːk
repique
rɪˈpiːk
speak
spiːk
unbespeak
ˌʌnbɪˈspiːk
unspeak
ʌnˈspiːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPEC.

spec
spec sheet
speccier
specciest
speccy
special
special agent
Special Air Service
special assessment
Special Boat Service
Special Branch
special case
special clearing
special constable
special correspondent
special delivery
special development area
special drawing rights
special edition
special education

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPEC.

a.c.
acc.
c.
cc.
c.c.c.
dec.
doc.
etc.
exec.
fec.
Hon. Sec.
inc.
Mac.
Mic.
misc.
Pac.
sc.
sec.
Soc.
u.c.

Synonyms and antonyms of spec. in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SPEC.»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «spec.» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of spec.

Translation of «spec.» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPEC.

Find out the translation of spec. to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of spec. from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «spec.» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

发言
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hablar
570 millions of speakers

English

spec.
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कल्पना.
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَتَكَلَّمُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

говорить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

falar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বৈশিষ্ট।
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

parler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Spec.
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

speak
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

話す
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

말하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Spec.
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nói
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஸ்பெக்.
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विशिष्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Spec.
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

parlare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

powiedzieć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

говорити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a vorbi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μιλώ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

spec.
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tala
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

snakke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of spec.

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPEC.»

The term «spec.» is very widely used and occupies the 7.319 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPEC.» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «spec.» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «spec.» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about spec.

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPEC.»

Discover the use of spec. in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to spec. and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Spec Ops: Case Studies in Special Operations Warfare: Theory ...
In Spec Ops, a well-organized and deeply researched study, McRaven analyzes eight classic special operations.
William H. Mcraven, 2009
2
Sap: How to Write a Report Functional Specification: A ...
Author Linda Timms goes beyond the standard consulting guide to bring you constructive reliable advice for delivering effective, complete, professional functional specs on time.
Linda R. Timms, 2012
3
The Spec Manual 2nd Edition
This text serves as a how-to-measure manual for fashion students and industry professionals operating without a corporate spec manual.
Michele Wesen Bryant, Diane DeMers, 2006
4
Computer Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking: SPEC ...
EachrefereedpaperwasreviewedbyatleastfourProgramCommitteemembers. The result is a collection of high-quality papers discussing current issues in the area of benchmarking research and technology.
David Kaeli, Kai Sachs, 2009
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Spec Ops: Official Strategies & Secrets
Complete mission walkthroughs and strategies are revealed for Spec Ops, a mission-based 3D shooter that incorporates a much higher level of strategic gaming than most games in its category.
Chris Jensen, Doug Radcliffe, 1998
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Building Spec Homes Profitably: The Professional's Guide
This book provides practical, direct guidance for the successful construction and sale of a spec home--with a minimum of risk.
Kenneth V. Johnson, 1994
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Systems Engineering Guidebook: A Process for Developing ...
An architectural description conveys a set of views each of which depicts the system by describing domain concerns. B Spec Common name for the Development Specification as defined by MlL-STD-961. This specification type has several ...
James N Martin, 1996
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Subject Index to SPEC Kits in Print
SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES EXCHANGE CENTER (SPEC) SPEC gathers, analyzes and distributes information and descriptive materials on policies, procedures, and management techniques deveioped by academic libraries. Resources ...
‎1988
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The Industrial Design Reference & Specification Book: ...
Originally published under the title: Process, materials, and measurements, in 2006.
Dan Cuffaro, Isaac Zaksenberg, 2013
10
Subject Index to SPEC Kits
SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES EXCHANGE CENTER (SPEC) SPEC gathers, ana1yzes and distributes information and descriptive materia1s on po1icies, procedures, and management techniques deve1oped by academic 1ibraries.
‎1973

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Spec. [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/spec-1>. Nov 2020 ».
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