Particular

  • 1 Particular — Par*tic u*lar, a. [OE. particuler, F. particulier, L. particularis. See {Particle}.] 1. Relating to a part or portion of anything; concerning a part separated from the whole or from others of the class; separate; sole; single; individual;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 particular — PARTICULÁR, Ă, particulari, e, adj., s.m. I. adj. 1. Care este propriu unei singure fiinţe, unui singur lucru sau unei singure categorii de fiinţe sau de lucruri; specific, caracteristic, particularist1. ♢ Loc adv. În particular = în mod deosebit …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 particular — adjetivo 1. Que es propio de una sola persona o cosa y no de otras: Un rasgo particular suyo es la valentía. Mi opinión particular es que eso no está bien. 2. Que es concreto, determinado o singular en contraposición a general o universal: Es un… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 4 particular — (Del lat. particulāris). 1. adj. Propio y privativo de algo, o que le pertenece con singularidad. 2. Especial, extraordinario, o pocas veces visto en su línea. 3. Singular o individual, como contrapuesto a universal o general. 4. Dicho de una… …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 5 Particular — Par*tic u*lar, n. 1. A separate or distinct member of a class, or part of a whole; an individual fact, point, circumstance, detail, or item, which may be considered separately; as, the particulars of a story. [1913 Webster] Particulars which it… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 particular — par·tic·u·lar adj in the civil law of Louisiana: of or relating to a designated property or to the inheritance of it compare universal Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 particular — [pär tik′yə lər] adj. [ME particuler < MFr < LL particularis < L particula,PARTICLE] 1. of or belonging to a single, definite person, part, group, or thing; not general; distinct 2. apart from any other; regarded separately; specific [to …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 particular — In its meaning ‘considered as distinct from others’, particular plays a useful identifying or emphasizing role: • For this particular show there is an audience…and they arrive at 7.30 p.m. Guardian, 1970. In other cases, it can be superfluous: •… …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 particular — [adj1] exact, specific accurate, appropriate, blow by blow*, circumstantial, clocklike, detailed, distinct, especial, express, full, individual, intrinsic, itemized, limited, local, meticulous, minute, painstaking, particularized, peculiar,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 particular — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to an individual member of a specified group or class. 2) more than is usual; special: particular care. 3) fastidious about something. ► NOUN ▪ a detail. ● in particular Cf. ↑in particula …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 particular — adj. 2 g. 1. Que pertence a um só, que é próprio de certas pessoas ou de certas coisas. 2. Peculiar, especial. 3. Individual. 4. Singular. 5. Extraordinário. 6. Privado. 7. Reservado. 8. Íntimo. • s. m. 9. O que é particular. 10. Circunstância… …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 12 particular# — particular adj 1 *single, sole, separate, unique, lone, solitary Antonyms: general 2 individual, *special, specific, especial Antonyms: general, universal 3 particularized, detailed, itemized, *circumstantial, minute A …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 Particular — (v. lat. Particularis), sich auf einen einzelnen Theil beziehend, für sich bestehend, abgesondert; im Gegensatz von universal; so: Particularconto, so v.w. Capitalconto, s.u. Buchhaltung; Particularzahlung, die in Fristen erfolgende Zahlung.… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 Particular — Particular, der Gegensatz zu universal, abgesondert, einzeln, theilweise, daher P.ismus, Eigensucht, Kastengeist, die Politik der Sonderinteressen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 15 particular — ► adjetivo 1 Que pertenece a una determinada persona: ■ esto es una casa particular; cogió su coche particular para ir al ministerio . SINÓNIMO privado ANTÓNIMO público 2 Que es característico de una cosa o persona: ■ todos tenemos nuestras… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 16 particular — par|tic|u|lar1 W1S1 [pəˈtıkjulə US pərˈtıkjulər] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Late Latin particularis, from Latin particula; PARTICLE] 1.) [only before noun] a particular thing or person is the one that you are talking about, and… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 particular — [[t]pə(r)tɪ̱kjʊlə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) You use particular to emphasize that you are talking about one thing or one kind of thing rather than other similar ones. I remembered a particular story about a postman who was a murderer...… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 particular — par|tic|u|lar1 [ pər tıkjələr ] adjective *** 1. ) only before noun used for emphasizing that you are talking about one specific person or thing and not anyone or anything else: SPECIFIC: Are there any particular topics that you would like me to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 particular — 1 adjective 1 (only before noun) a particular thing or person is the one that you are talking about, and not any other: Fred hasn t seen that particular film. | We expect budget pressures in this particular area. 2 special or important enough to… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 particular — adj m y f 1 Que es propio de una sola persona o de un solo grupo, de su carácter, interés o pertenencia, de su uso o provecho exclusivo: vida particular, gusto particular, asunto particular, coche particular, Por las tardes toma clases… …

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