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  • n. Plural form of specificity.

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Examples

  • Now, the thing with reading another poet's work is then you can really tell about pitch, because rhythm can be subjective and part of the challenge is being able to write poems that transcend the author's voice-specificities which is to say, to paraphrase sculptor Carl Andre, One can write poetry not to determine what the poet wants to say but what words want to say.

    (PURR-FECT) PITCH FOR WILL ALEXANDER

  • I frame myself as I appear in the sentence“I am walking along a dirt road” through spaces which are like any other amenable to subdivision into x regions each with its own specificities; each region can be subdivided into smaller spaces, each of which is an intersection of y scales of activity in each of which z other systems not unlike myselfunfold themselves.

    Memory of Another

  • We should recognize the differences of the countries, respect the specificities of development and models of development of each country, and from there try to build a forward-looking vision, a partnership on how Latin America is a global player and how Latin America should be present in this area, he said.

    Obama Aims to Show Support for Democracy in Latin America

  • The immune system is itself a rapid evolutionary process, replacing one set of immune specificities with another.

    James A. Shapiro: Purposeful, Targeted Genetic Engineering in Immune System Evolution

  • At the same time, the forthcoming EU legislation needs to address certain EU specificities.

    Letter From Barnier, Rehn to U.K. Chancellor Osborne

  • However, while core prudential requirements should apply in a general manner across Europe, the framework would provide a certain flexibility in order to address some country specificities.

    Letter From Barnier, Rehn to U.K. Chancellor Osborne

  • "There are experiences, there are instruments that can be, not literally used, rewritten for the new situation, obviously not all of them because there are specificities of the European countries," said Robert Kupiecki, the Polish ambassador to the U.S. Mr.

    In Eastern Europe, Obama Sees Berlin Wall's Fall Echoed in the Middle East

  • We should recognize the differences of the countries, respect the specificities of development and models of development of each country, and from there try to build a forward-looking vision, a partnership on how Latin America is a global player and how Latin America should be present in this area, said Matus.

    Obama Aims to Recognize Democracies, Economic, Social Progress

  • Entrepreneurs alone cannot save the economy-they're too weird and focused on the specificities of their business-and that's why we've been seeing such volatile protests all around the world.

    Matt Hooper: Occupying Until We Get Occupations: a Millennial Entrepreneur's Take on the Protests

  • I like to add props to render the specificities of place—paintings, food, clothing, signs, infrastructure, music, sayings and slang particular to the region and particular to the character.

    Setting the Scene for 'The Descendants'

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