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  • adj. Not specific

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  • adj. not detailed or specific

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Examples

  • Italy, will send more troops but also will have to review both the political reality, but beyond that will remain unspecific for the present time.

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  • It broke with the "unspecific" tax-protest vibe writer Ed Brubaker was striving for and left Marvel vulnerable to charges it was "picking" on the tea-baggers.

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  • After the SAM formation, the complete array was immersed in casein to block "unspecific" binding of melittin and lipid to the silicon

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  • The article reports that the nature of the threat was "unspecific" leading me to believe that it never got much past the wishing stage.

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  • He said there had been a number of bomb threats since the attacks but described them as unspecific, adding it was "normal" some people would seek to create more fear after such a tragedy.

    Norway police end Utøya search as further 24 victims named

  • So far the government has anonymously floated various possible charges to a willing and largely supportive media: fraud against the team's sponsor, the Postal Service or even an unspecific more general fraud, all somehow related to the vague idea that Armstrong and other riders allegedly took substances that were criminal.

    Jonathan Littman: Lance Armstrong's Trial: Franz Kafka, Anyone?

  • But much of what appeared came from anonymous sources whose knowledge appeared to be second-hand or unspecific.

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  • The reason for my being unspecific in the "cloud of witnesses" finale was that I felt by this point my reader should have been brought to the point where he or she could become a co-imaginer with me, filling in more than is on the page, and deserving of having his or her name in the credits that roll at the end of the film.

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  • Fiasco's desire to incite revolution- an often incendiary and wholly unspecific brand of revolution - is at war with the sound of this album, a tetchy melange of stormy synths and overblown choruses.

    Album review: Lupe Fiasco, "Lasers"

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