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The meaning of "Specifically" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Specifically mean?
A: The opposite of “generally” or “in general” It’s another way of saying “In particular”. In this conversation it means Spielaman wants Newt to join Not just ANY department of the ministry but Newts brothers department within the ministry to be exact.
Comes from the word specific. Meaning: clearly defined/ clearly identified. The opposite of generic

Synonyms of "Specifically" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Specifically and Concretely and Technically ?
A: Each of these words have many types of usage and my answer only covers one aspect for each so please do not consider this answer to be exhaustive:

Specifically
Simple definition: Regarding a limited set of considerations
Example: I would like to speak specifically about your performance.
Explanation: In the above example we are talking (only) about your performance. Nothing else.

Concretely
Simple definition: Something that has been established by evidence or is well understood
Example: The video concretely shows how to do the task
Explanation: The word "concretely" can be considered opposite to the word "abstractly"

Technically
Simple definition: Something that adheres (or follows) a design, list of requirements, or rules.
Example: His answer is technically correct
Explanation: While he may be correct according to the rules, perhaps there exists a better "less technically correct" answer.
Q: What is the difference between Specifically and Especially ?
A: "Specifically" means exactly and only that thing/object/place/person.
"Don't break my car, Specifically the ute"

"Especially" means this is more important than the other things/objects/places/persons.
"Don't break my cars, Especially the ute"

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