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in particular

Definition of in particular

  1. 1 :  special or unusual <“What are you doing?” “Nothing in particular.”> <Are you looking for anything in particular?> <I have something in particular that I would like to discuss.> <I made the cookies for no one in particular.>

  2. 2 :  particularly —used to indicate someone or something that deserves special mention <The whole family, but Mom in particular, loves to ski.> <He's a brilliant pianist known for his recordings of Bach, in particular his recording of the Goldberg Variations.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a single person or thing

    :  partial

    :  of, relating to, or concerned with details

  1. :  a separate part of a whole

    :  an individual fact, point, circumstance, or detail

    :  an individual or a specific subclass (as in logic) falling under some general concept or term

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