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particular   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 pZˋtIkjәlZ 〕


〔 pәˊtikjulә 〕

Overview of noun particular

The noun particular has 3 senses

  • particular, specific -- (a fact about some part (as opposed to general); "he always reasons from the particular to the general")

  • detail, particular, item -- (a small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details")

  • particular, particular proposition -- ((logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class)

Overview of adj particular

The adj particular has 6 senses

  • particular, peculiar, special -- (unique or specific to a person or thing or category; "the particular demands of the job"; "has a particular 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")

  • particular -- (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")

  • especial, exceptional, particular, special -- (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?")

  • particular, special -- (first and most important; "his special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work")

  • finical, finicky, fussy, particular, picky -- (exacting especially about details; "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared")

  • particular -- (providing specific details or circumstances; "a particular description of the room")