- A reduction in consumer cost (usually for a limited time) for items or services rendered
- of particular interest; dear; beloved; favored
- (offensive slang): retarded; handicapped
Etymology: From especial (French: French, spécial), from specialis (< species, speciei). Used in English since the 13th Century.
- Dutch: speciaal
- French: spécial
- German: speziell, Spezial-
- Italian: speciale
- Spanish: especial
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