particularize

verb
par·​tic·​u·​lar·​ize | \ pər-ˈti-k(yə-)lə-ˌrīz How to pronounce particularize (audio) , pə- also pär-\
particularized; particularizing

Definition of particularize

transitive verb

: to state in detail : specify

intransitive verb

: to go into details

Examples of particularize in a Sentence

My lawyer advised me to particularize all my complaints against my landlord. He said he had been treated rudely, then went on to particularize.

First Known Use of particularize

1593, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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particularize

verb

English Language Learners Definition of particularize

formal : to give specific details or examples of (something)

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