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[ per-tik-yuh-ler-lee, puh-tik- ]


  1. in a particular or to an exceptional degree; especially:

    He read it with particularly great interest.

    Synonyms: specially, exceptionally

  2. in a particular manner; specifically; individually.
  3. in detail; minutely.

    Synonyms: scrupulously


/ pəˈtɪkjʊləlɪ /


  1. very much; exceptionally

    I wasn't particularly successful

  2. in particular; specifically

    pensioners, particularly the less well-off

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Word History and Origins

Origin of particularly1

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English. See particular, -ly

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Example Sentences

Social factors also are at the heart of any pandemic response, particularly before the development of a vaccine.

While the question of how Ethiopia deals with its debts—particularly through this program—is extremely important, it is just one aspect of the country’s recovery from the pandemic, and future prosperity.

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While everyone is still waiting on Census data to tell us what districts and communities may be shifting this year, there are already some examples of where these communities’ voices could be particularly important, Erikat said.

The BlackLight Summit, scheduled for March 4-6, is a dance exhibition and discussion centering and affirming the narratives and experiences of marginalized groups, particularly from the BIPOC and LGBTQ communities.

Another, particularly at the seed stage, is the complexity of rounds today.

“Having been a legislator and a mayor, I particularly enjoy being a chief executive,” he said.

The simple, awful truth is that free speech has never been particularly popular in America.

Ben is not Orthodox or particularly committed to adhering to traditional Jewish laws.

Can you talk about some of the books you read that you think are particularly good on the political history of the 1960s?

The trend is particularly concentrated in the coastal states where women are wealthier, more educated, and more liberal.

The segments of the corolla are pointed but on some varieties unequal, particularly that of Shiraz tobacco.

Still, gambling seemed to be made particularly fascinating here, and he wanted to be fascinated, wanted it badly.

In Manila particularly, amidst the pealing of bells and strains of music, unfeigned enthusiasm and joy were everywhere evident.

The wave-like movement of these animals is particularly graceful and cleverly done.

Particularly was this the case with Davout, who since 1809 had suspected that Berthier desired to ruin his reputation.





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