1. a fact about some part (as opposed to general);
2. a small part that can be considered separately from the whole;
1. unique or specific to a person or thing or category;
2. separate and distinct from others;
3. separate and distinct from others of the same group or category;
4. surpassing what is common or usual or expected;
5. first and most important;
6. exacting especially about details;
7. providing specific details or circumstances;
Each period had its own particular style of architectural decoration.
That school puts particular emphasis on arithmetic and reading.
I have nothing particular to do this evening.
His statement refers to people in general, not to anyone in particular.
Surely because progress of a particular kind is actually taking place around us.
They are sitting on that particular idea.
He wants to find work, but he has nothing particular in view.
Surely because progress of a particular kind is actually taking place around us and is becoming more and more manifest.
This is a particular case.
This particular model has a further refinement.
The amendment prohibits obscene or indecent materials which denigrate the objects or beliefs of a particular religion.
In particular I admire Gary Lineker.
I went along thinking of nothing in particular only looking at things around me.
We can never promise to sail anywhere in particular, because the weather might militate against it.
He stares detachedly into the middle distance, towards nothing in particular.
To be female is not a disability; it is just a particular way of being human.
The police haven't really done anything for the black community in particular.
There is a theme of tragedy that runs through it: I'm thinking in particular of the story of Tom Howard.
Drew made some remarks to nobody in particular and said goodbye.
Do you think the prosecution made any particular errors, or did they just have a weak case?
He was not a fit companion for their skipper that particular morning.
I read Germaine Greer's article in the March issue with particular interest.
I think a lot of people, women in particular, steer clear of these sensitive issues.
The young in particular see him as a man who will not sell out or be debased by the compromises of politics.
He reserved particular venom for critics of his foreign policy.
After one particular bad result, he shut himself in the shower room for an hour.
What they seem to want to do in fact is fossilize the particular environment in which people live and work.
Without particular interest and just to pass the time, I read a story.
The Central Intelligence Agency employed a goodly number of expert professionals in this particular field.
special, especial, specific, particular, exceptional, extraordinary, peculiar
critical discriminating finicky clause circumstantial exacting respective painstaking phenomenon local certain characteristic unique private distinctive exclusive special meticulous scrupulous fussy detailed each different aesthetic differential discriminative unusual especial personal thing specific fastidious