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EN[pɚˈtɪkjəlɚ] [pəˈtɪkjələ] [pəˈtɪkjəlɚ]
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Fparticulier

    Definition of particular in English Dictionary

  • 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
              • The differential diagnosis of blepharoptosis was made with particular attention to pseudoptosis associated with eyebrow ptosis and dermatochalasis.
              • Of particular note, although ketamine is normally considered a locomotor stimulant at subanesthetic doses, we have found locomotor depressant effects at very low subanesthetic doses.
              • With Scott and the outstanding Claire Rafferty in particular fighting back, all was not lost.
            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.
          • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
            1. Adjectifs
              • Adjectifs incomparable
              • Noms
                • Noms Dénombrable
              Liens Connexes:
              1. en particularly
              2. en particulars
              3. en particularist
              4. en particularise
              5. fr particularité
              Source: Wiktionnaire

              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.
              Difficulté: Niveau 1
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              Définition: Niveau 9
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