- 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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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.
And then—well, I happen to forget what sort of a day this particular day turned into, about six of the clock.
It is on a plateau—the particular point that I mean—a plateau of precipitous mountains.Running Sands|Reginald Wright Kauffman
There would be no more sniping by that particular marksman from that particular tree.Army Boys on the Firing Line|Homer Randall
Yet the keenness with which immorality of the particular kind is watched fans the flame of lust.Expositor's Bible: The Book of Job|Robert Watson
“Especially when he has the privilege of your particular favour,” added Nasmyth.The Greater Power|Harold Bindloss
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