特别 (Chinese PinYin: [tè bié]; traditional Chinese: 特别) may mean: (1) adj. special, e.g. 特别的礼物 (a special gift); (2) adv. particularly, e.g. 特别冷 (particularly cold). Literally: 特 (special) + 别 (unique). The term is a high-frequency everyday vocabulary and can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. It is neutral in tone. Some example phrases and expressions are: 十分特别 (very special), 特别好 (very good), 特别差 (very bad), 特别关注 (special attention), 很特别 (quite unique).
1. How to pronounce 特别?
Chinese Pinyin: [tè bié]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 特别
Synonyms: 奇特, 特殊, 稀罕, 稀奇, 独特, 稀少, 特等, 尤其,
Antonyms: 普通, 常见, 顺便, 普遍, 一般,
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 特别.
Fixed expression: 特别行政区 (special administrative region), 特别之处 (the special aspect), 特别监护病房 (intensive care unit, or ICU),
Collocation: 十分特别 (very special), 特别好 (very good), 特别差 (very bad), 特别关注 (special attention), 很特别 (quite unique),
4. How to use 特别 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 特别.
Translation: There is nothing special about it.
Translation: This is of special importance.
Translation: Let her know how special that day was for you.
Translation: I’d like to do something special for you on your birthday.
Translation: Many developed countries are in great need of medical workers, especially surgeons.
4.6 一名飞行员必须具备许多不同的素质, 特别是过硬的心理素质。
Translation: A pilot must have many different qualities, especially strong psychological qualities.
Translation: The great writer of the Northern Song Dynasty, Su Dongpo, took a special fancy to tofu and invented a tofu dish called Dongpo tofu.
Translation: Spanish mackerel is an especially good eating finfish.
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