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particular

adjective  us   /pərˈtɪk·jə·lər, pəˈtɪk-/

particular adjective (SPECIAL)

special or single, or this and not any other: Is there a particular restaurant you’d like to eat at? What in particular (= special things) did you like about the last apartment that we saw?

particular adjective (CAREFUL)

wanting to make choices carefully because you are not easily satisfied: She’s very particular about what she eats.
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