a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
"he always reasons from the particular to the general"
detail, particular, item(noun)
a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
"it was perfect in all details"
particular, particular proposition(adj)
(logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class
particular(a), peculiar(a), special(a)(adj)
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"
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(a), exceptional, particular(a), special(adj)
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?"
first and most important
"his special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work"
finical, finicky, fussy, particular, picky(adj)
exacting especially about details
"a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared"
providing specific details or circumstances
"a particular description of the room"
Pertaining only to a part of something; partial.
Specific; discrete; concrete.
Specialised; characteristic of a specific person or thing.
I don't appreciate your particular brand of cynicism.
He is very particular about his food and if it isn't cooked to perfection he will send it back.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A circumstance (Latin circum, around, and sto, stand), is something existing or occurring in connection with or relation to some other fact or event, modifying or throwing light upon the principal matter without affecting its essential character; an accompaniment is something that unites with the principal matter, tho not necessary to it; as, the piano accompaniment to a song; a concomitant goes with a thing in natural connection, but in a subordinate capacity, or perhaps in contrast; as, cheerfulness is a concomitant of virtue. A circumstance is not strictly, nor usually, an occasion, condition, effect, or result. (See these words under CAUSE.) Nor is the circumstance properly an incident. (See under ACCIDENT.) We say, "My decision will depend upon circumstances" — not "upon incidents." That a man wore a blue necktie would not probably be the cause, occasion, condition, or concomitant of his committing murder; but it might be a very important circumstance in identifying him as the murderer. All the circumstances make up the situation. A certain disease is the cause of a man's death; his suffering is an incident; that he is in his own home, that he has good medical attendance, careful nursing, etc., are consolatory circumstances. With the same idea of subordination, we often say, "This is not a circumstance to that." So a person is said to be in easy circumstances. Compare EVENT.
"Mere situation is expressed by 'in the circumstances'; action affected is performed 'under the circumstances.'" [
Murray's"New English Dictionary"]
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
special, especial, specific, minute, precise, detailed, circumstantial, individual, separate, sole, single, characteristic, distinctive, individual, personal, peculiar, fastidious, finical, scrupulous, precise, strict
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How to use particular in a sentence?
I wouldn’t understand exactly why they would be getting upset about this particular individual when it’s so well spread internationally… all parts of the globe and all ethnic origins.
The reason we did it is because they're reaching viewers who don't want to be put in some particular camp, on the other hand, when you talk to them very specifically about college costs or about health care or about any of the other things that touch on their individual lives, it turns out that you can probably build a pretty good consensus.
If Otis Brawley trust that doctor and that doctor feels comfortable using the scope or the robot, my gut feeling is, it's OK to get that surgery done with the scope or the robot with that particular doctor.
Sometimes your game is not there, so you need to sort of count on something else. You can not focus on one thing in particular, you've got to be ready for whatever is on the other side, i think today was a great example. Even though I wanted to play my game and my rhythm, against players like that it's never easy. You have to pull something else out of the bag.
As it relates to the particular allegations by Al-Jazeera, WADA expects that they will be carefully investigated by the relevant authorities and that, if warranted, necessary and appropriate steps would be taken.
Translations for particular
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- speziell, eigen, spezifisch, bestimmt, kleinlichGerman
- air lethScottish Gaelic
- caracteristic, specific, particular, specialRomanian
- щепетильный, характерный, особенный, отдельный, особый, частный, разборчивый, конкретный, специальный, привередливый, специфическийRussian
- konkretan, specifičan, pojediniSerbo-Croatian
- خاص طور پرUrdu
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