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particularity

[ per-tik-yuh-lar-i-tee, puh-tik- ]
/ pərˌtɪk yəˈlær ɪ ti, pəˌtɪk- /
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noun, plural par·tic·u·lar·i·ties.

the quality or state of being particular.
detailed, minute, or circumstantial character, as of description or statement.
attention to details; special care.
an individual or characteristic feature or trait; peculiarity.

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Origin of particularity

1520–30; <Middle French particularite<Late Latin particulāritāt- (stem of particulāritās) state of being apart. See particular, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for particularity

particularity
/ (pəˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

(often plural) a specific circumstancethe particularities of the affair
great attentiveness to detail; fastidiousness
the quality of being precisea description of great particularity
the state or quality of being particular as opposed to general; individualitythe particularity of human situations
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