particular

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  • Info In philosophy, particulars are concrete entities existing in space and time as opposed to abstractions. more...
  • In some cases, a well-known family is associated with a particular field.
  • This need is often met when a particular set of house rules becomes generally recognized.
  • Half of the rain in a particular year can often fall into a single storm.
  • A particular problem here are students who often have a term time and family address.
  • However each case will be decided on its own particular facts.
  • Each type of protein is usually sent to a particular part of the cell.
  • The particular powers held by the prime minister and president vary by country.
  • General support units tend to be moved to where they are most required at any particular time.
  • More particulars of her life could not be made available than what we have written.
  • When I had given him all particulars he rose to take his leave. Cited from Under the Meteor Flag, by Harry Collingwood
  • More extended particulars of this part of her influence will be given later. Cited from A Popular History of the Art of Music, by W. S. B. Mathews
  • Your mother will write in a day or two and give you full particulars. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Fourth Year at Overton College, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • One particular cause of confusion may have been the number of servants on both sides.
  • Things that do not exist at any particular place and time are often considered abstract.
  • Type of dance - a particular dance or dance style.
  • Most varieties of a particular species are either winter or spring types.
  • I have not time to give you the particulars of any part of our action. Cited from The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn, by Henry P. Johnston
  • Horror films in particular can draw fans who seek the most extreme films.
  • In particular, many video games were released by various computer game publishers.
  • There you have my history; I will tell you more particulars another day. Cited from Ben Burton, by W. H. G. Kingston
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Meaning of particular

  • noun A fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun (logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class