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    particular - Dictionary definition and meaning for word particular

    Definition
    (noun) a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    Synonyms : specific
    Example Sentence
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
    Definition
    (noun) a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    Synonyms : detail , item
    Example Sentence
    • it was perfect in all details
    Definition
    (noun) (logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class Definition
    (adj) unique or specific to a person or thing or category
    Synonyms : peculiar , special
    Example Sentence
    • the particular demands of the job
    • has a particular preference for Chinese art
    • a peculiar bond of sympathy between them
    • an expression peculiar to Canadians
    • rights peculiar to the rich
    • the special features of a computer
    • my own special chair
    Definition
    (adj) separate and distinct from others of the same group or category
    Example Sentence
    • interested in one particular artist
    • a man who wishes to make a particular woman fall in love with him
    Definition
    (adj) surpassing what is common or usual or expected
    Synonyms : especial , exceptional , special
    Example Sentence
    • he paid especial attention to her
    • exceptional kindness
    • a matter of particular and unusual importance
    • a special occasion
    • a special reason to confide in her
    • what's so special about the year 2000?
    Definition
    (adj) first and most important
    Synonyms : special
    Example Sentence
    • his special interest is music
    • she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work
    Definition
    (adj) exacting especially about details
    Synonyms : finical , finicky , fussy , picky
    Example Sentence
    • a finicky eater
    • fussy about clothes
    • very particular about how her food was prepared
    Definition
    (adj) providing specific details or circumstances
    Example Sentence
    • a particular description of the room
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