The agreement is specific to those provisions specified in the manual.

In the example above, does "is specific to" mean "match"? I am not sure if this sentence means "The agreement matches/fits those provisions". The meanings of "specific" defined in dictionaries seem vague for this context.


It means that the agreement is only valid within the context of those provisions specified in the manual.

Something that is specific to a particular thing is connected with that thing only.

Send your resume with a cover letter that is specific to that particular job.

The disease seems to be specific to (= only found in) certain types of plant.

a disease specific to horses

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