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Definition of particular
- Particular adj
- Unique or specific to a person or thing or category; "the particular demands of the job"; "has a paraticular preference for Chinese art"; "a peculiar bond of sympathy between them"; "an expression peculiar to Canadians"; "rights peculiar to the rich"; "the special features of a computer"; "my own special chair" [syn: {particular(a)}, {peculiar(a)}, {special(a)}]
- Separate and distinct from others; "an exception in this particular case" [syn: {particular(a)}]
- Separate and distinct from others of the same group or category; "interested in one particular artist"; "a man who wishes to make a particular woman fall in love with him" [syn: {particular(a)}]
- Surpassing what is common or usual or expected; "he paid especial attention to her"; "exceptional kindness"; "a matter of particular and unusual importance"; "a special occasion"; "a special reason to confide in her"; "what's so special about the year 2000?" [syn: {especial(a)}, {exceptional}, {particular(a)}, {special}]
- First and most important; "his special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work" [syn: {special}]
- Exacting especially about details; "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared" [syn: {finical}, {finicky}, {fussy}]
- Providing specific details or circumstances; "a particular description of the room" [syn: {particular(a)}] n
- A fact about some part (as opposed to general); "he always reasons from the particular to the general" [syn: {specific}] [ant: {general}, {general}]
- A small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details" [syn: {detail}, {item}]
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