particular


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. . 1996.

particular
I (exacting) adjective accurate, astringent, attentive, attentive to detail, careful, choosy, conscientious, critical, delicatus, demanding, difficult to please, discriminating, discriminative, elegans, epicurean, excessively critical, exigent, fastidious, faultfinding, finical, finicky, fussy, hairsplitting, hard to please, heedful, hypercritical, inflexible, meticulous, mindful, overconscientious, overcritical, overfastidious, overmeticulous, painstaking, persnickety, picky, precise, punctilious, quality-minded, querulous, regardful, rigid, rigorous, scrupulous, selective, stern, strict, stringent, thorough, thoroughgoing, uncompromising, unyielding II (individual) adjective characteristic, definite, distinct, distinctive, distinguished, especial, exclusive, original, own, peculiar, personal, respective, separate, single, singular, special, specific, unique, unusual associated concepts: particular gift, particular purpose foreign phrases:
- Generate tan turn valet in generalibus, quantum singulare in singulis. — That which is general prevails in general matters, as that which is particular prevails in particular matters
III (specific) adjective characteristic, chosen, differential, differentiated, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, distinguished, eccentric, especial, exceptional, express, extraordinary, idiosyncratic, individual, marked, noteworthy, odd, outstanding, peculiar, prominent, proprius, select, selected, separate, separatus, signal, single, singular, special, striking, uncommon, unique, unmistakable, unusual IV noun article, aspect, case, circumstance, detail, event, experience, fact, feature, incident, incidental, instance, item, item of information, matter, minutia, occasion, occurrence, particularity, piece of information, point, punctilio, respect, single case, special point, specific, specification associated concepts: bill of particulars V index accurate, certain (specific), circumspect, concrete, conscientious, detail, detailed, distinct (clear), distinct (distinguished from others), distinctive, exact, express, faithful (diligent), feature (characteristic), individual, item, meticulous, painstaking, peculiar (distinctive), personal (individual), point (item), precise, proper, punctilious, singular, special, specific, specification, strict, technicality, term (provision), unusual

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


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