- not general; referring to an indefinite part of a whole class.
- (of a proposition) containing only existential quantifiers.
- partaking of the nature of an individual as opposed to a class.
- noting an estate that precedes a future or ultimate ownership, as lands devised to a widow during her lifetime and after that to her children.
- noting the tenant of such an estate.
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OTHER WORDS FROM particularo·ver·par·tic·u·lar, adjectiveo·ver·par·tic·u·lar·ly, adverbun·par·tic·u·lar, adjective
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In the past year, the conversation about bird names has taken on a particular sense of urgency.Inside the Movement to Abolish Colonialist Bird Names|Nathalie Alonso|February 12, 2021|Outside Online
They’re choosing some combination of sensitive and non-sensitive questions, ostensibly because the payment isn’t enough to overcome some of the problems that they might have with asking particular sensitive questions.Can I Ask You a Ridiculously Personal Question? (Ep. 451)|Stephen J. Dubner|February 11, 2021|Freakonomics
As part of that second leaderboard, he is the king of Super Bowls in particular.
At that time, the strategist said Weaver did nothing to suggest he had an interest in men, let alone an interest in the strategist in particular.Lincoln Project’s avowed ignorance of Weaver texts undercut by leaked communications|Chris Johnson|February 9, 2021|Washington Blade
Home Games has developed three products in particular to optimize mobile game creation.Hyper casual game publisher Homa Games raises $15 million|Romain Dillet|February 9, 2021|TechCrunch
There is a particular focus in the magazine on attacking the United States, which al Qaeda calls a top target.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For those living in poor communities in particular, interactions with police rarely come with good news and a smile.
He stopped at one point to ask someone directions to a particular housing development.
The lack of a cannon is a particular problem, as the F-35 is being counted on to help out infantrymen under fire.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Americans move around a lot, making it hard to form attachments to any particular place.
In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.
But I doubt if he feels any particular emotion himself, when he is piercing you through with his rendering.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
No one ever argued with Levison; all understood that this particular phrase was final.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
One old aunt in particular visited him twice a year, and stayed six months each time.
It is the will directing the activity of the intellect into some particular channel and keeping it there.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
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