Misspecified



[spes-uh-fahy] /ˈspɛs əˌfaɪ/

verb (used with object), specified, specifying.
1.
to mention or name or definitely; state in detail:
He did not specify the amount needed.
2.
to give a character to.
3.
to set forth as a .
4.
to name or state as a condition:
He specified that he be given my power of attorney.
verb (used without object), specified, specifying.
5.
to make a mention or statement.
/ˈspɛsɪˌfaɪ/
verb (transitive; may take a clause as object) -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
to refer to or state specifically
2.
to state as a condition
3.
to state or include in the specification of
v.

c.1300, from Old French specifier (13c.), from Late Latin specificare “mention particularly,” from specifus (see specific). Related: Specified; specifying.

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