- 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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At Christianity Today, Peter Chin claims Christians should preach peace instead of bogging down in the particulars of race.
Our time is so vastly different in its particulars that the parallels work only in broad strokes.
As a writer, I tried mainly to stick close to the concrete particulars of the events and the performances I was describing.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then she cajoled an aide, standing next to her, to provide particulars.
The only thing missing from this bill of particulars was elimination of the bourgeoisie.
Be Bry in his History of Brazil describes its use and also some interesting particulars concerning the plant.
Many of the pneumatic actions made to-day, however, are disappointing in these particulars.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
It is no part of the present essay to attempt to detail the particulars of a code of social legislation.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The volumes of printed evidence give full particulars of this and other subjects.
He is believed to have perished by the hand of one of his own followers, but no particulars were ever known of his fate.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
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