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The production budget will most often be based on standard product specifications and costs. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)The person specification is derived from the demands of the job specification. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)An executive motor home was purchased and then gutted to meet the specifications demanded by the specialized ministry. Christianity Today (2000)They then have to match the two sides together and see who fits the job specification most closely. How to Face Interviews (1981)It claims that the recovered metal does not meet its specifications and it is used instead by other manufacturers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The job specification may not be as formidable but lawyers tend to be rather more demanding users than civil servants. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Does it satisfy the design specification? Technology Basic Facts (1990)Needless to say, the accompanying specification was highly detailed. Plane Speaking - a personal view of aviation history (1991)This is quite a rare car, so finding your ideal specification may require patience. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Included in the price is the frame, detailed plans and specifications and a free consultancy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Alas, the track was too hard to meet specifications. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sometimes referred to as the personnel, worker or job specification. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)Simply, he did not tick any of the key boxes in the job specification. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If it were, the salary would be higher and the job specification delivered up front. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Here you do not get a job specification, you get set the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Job specifications are very useful for getting clear in interviewers' minds just what it is they are looking for. How to Face Interviews (1981)The designer needs to have written, detailed specifications so that companies can give a price for exactly the same garden. Times, Sunday Times (2009)An alternative is to record notes on the interview plan where the structure is based on job specification, person specification or competencies. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)Review topic 16.3 Write a job description and person specification for your own job. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)It gets the same specification as the standard Freelander, just without rear seats. The Sun (2008)Verdict Brilliant screen; great design and specification. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Now, with the process supposedly nearing completion, we suddenly have the job specification downgraded. Times, Sunday Times (2011)West Ham are looking for a coach to meet their job specification, set out at a meeting yesterday afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Clear job specifications must serve as the basis for improved personnel selection, job design, and performance appraisal systems. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsEach time a new person arrives, he or she may introduce new specifications to the design, further delaying its delivery. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: specification NOUN
A specification is a requirement which is clearly stated, for example about the necessary features in the design of something.
I'd like to buy some land and have a house built to my specification.
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