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specific

1. of or relating to a biological species
2. (of a disease) caused by a particular pathogenic agent
3. Physics
a. characteristic of a property of a particular substance, esp in relation to the same property of a standard reference substance
b. characteristic of a property of a particular substance per unit mass, length, area, volume, etc.
c. (of an extensive physical quantity) divided by mass
4. International trade denoting a tariff levied at a fixed sum per unit of weight, quantity, volume, etc., irrespective of value
5. Med any drug used to treat a particular disease

specific

[spə′sif·ik]
(physics)
Indicating the amount of a physical quantity per unit mass, weight, volume, or area, or the ratio of the quantity for the substance under consideration to the same quantity for a standard substance, such as water.
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However, in an effort to treat them the same as homeowners, Congress added a provision to the tax code specifically allowing tenant-shareholders to deduct such taxes.
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The settlement agreement specifically states that VDMS did not undertake to reconstruct the facts necessary to establish whether any of the exceptions to the relevant rules applied to the transactions cited in the agreement.
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However, the revised rule adds a new Item (3),"Tax and Depreciation Carryforward Information," to paragraph 4 that raises the question about whether some other schedules (such as prepaid assets and loans) are client records, as these are not specifically mentioned in the new rule.
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