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particular  

EN[pɚˈtɪkjəlɚ]
US
Fparticulier
  • NomPLparticularsPREpar-
    1. A small individual part of something larger; a detail, a point.
      1. OBS A person's own individual case.
        1. (now philosophy, chiefly in plural) A particular case; an individual thing as opposed to a whole class. (Opposed to generals, universals.).
          1. When we examine common words, we find that, broadly speaking, proper names stand for particulars, while other substantives, adjectives, prepositions, and verbs stand for universals.
      2. Adjectif
        1. OBS Pertaining only to a part of something; partial.
          1. Specific; discrete; concrete.
            1. I couldn't find the particular model you asked for, but I hope this one will do.
            2. We knew it was named after John Smith, but nobody knows which particular John Smith.
          2. Specialised; characteristic of a specific person or thing.
            1. I don't appreciate your particular brand of cynicism.
          3. OBS Known only to an individual person or group; confidential.
            1. Distinguished in some way; special (often in negative constructions).
              1. My five favorite places are, in no particular order, New York, Chicago, Paris, San Francisco and London.
              2. I didn't have any particular interest in the book.
              3. He brought no particular news.
              4. She was the particular belle of the party.
            2. (comparable) Of a person, concerned with, or attentive to, details; minute; precise; fastidious.
              1. He is very particular about his food and if it isn't cooked to perfection he will send it back.
            3. Concerned with, or attentive to, details; minute; circumstantial; precise.
              1. a full and particular account of an accident
            4. (law) Containing a part only; limited.
              1. a particular estate, or one precedent to an estate in remainder
            5. (law) Holding a particular estate.
              1. a particular tenant
            6. (logic) Forming a part of a genus; relatively limited in extension; affirmed or denied of a part of a subject.
              1. a particular proposition, opposed to "universal", e.g. (particular affirmative) "Some men are wise"; (particular negative) "Some men are not wise".
          4. Plus d'exemples
            1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
              • In some cases, the fluidic and elastomeric types combine in a particular application to form elastofluidic combinations, as we shall see below.
              • Pseudovarieties are of particular importance in the study of finite semigroups and hence in formal language theory.
              • Other tyrosine kinase inhibitors are evaluated as well, of which the Syk inhibitors, fostamatinib and entospletinib, might be of particular interest in the near future.
            2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
              • The overall plan is well understood, but we still have to work out the particulars.
              • The last ten thousand years have witnessed a gracilization of the human cranium — and masticatory complex, in particular.

          Meaning of particular for the defined word.

          Grammaticalement, ce mot "particular" est un adjectif, plus spécifiquement, un adjectifs incomparable. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable.
          • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
            1. Adjectifs
              • Adjectifs incomparable
              • Noms
                • Noms Dénombrable
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              Liens Connexes:
              1. en particularly
              2. en particulars
              3. en particularity
              4. en particularist
              5. en particularise
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