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Especially; also, separately, individually, in detail. For example, The chancellor talked about the curriculum, the core courses in particular, or The orchestra was outstanding, the strings in particular. [c. 1500]
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby in particular
inoxidizable, inpaint, in pais, in pari delicto, in part, in particular, in passing, inpatient, in perpetuity, in perpetuum, in person
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How to use in particular in a sentence
It has been reserved for our own day to evolve the comedy of nothing-in-particular.Mr. Punch at the Play|Various
Allan Dorris, if you are from Nowhere-in-Particular, you are at home again.
"Allan Dorris, from Nowhere-in-Particular," he mutters after he is seated, and while watching his steaming garments.
But at worst there are always birthdays or, for nursery gifts, those even more apt occasions known as Nothing-in-particular Days.
Poor Janet, utterly ignorant of the cause, and knowing not whither she was bound, rode a mad ride to nowhere-in-particular.The Wrong Woman|Charles D. Stewart