- to make particular.
- to mention or indicate specifically; specify.
- to state or treat in detail.
- to speak or treat particularly or specifically.
Also especially British, par·tic·u·lar·ise.
Origin of particularize
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Examples from the Web for particularization
I think the particularization of the children in the deathbed scene has an important effect on the imagination.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3)
Its medium, though still sensuous, yet develops into still more thorough subjectivity and particularization.
The doctrine of emanation also regards the world as a process of particularization.
- to treat in detail; give details (about)
- (intr) to go into detail
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Word Origin and History for particularization
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