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English definition of “particular”

particular

adjective (SPECIAL)    /pəˈtɪk.jʊ.lər/ US  /pɚˈtɪk.jə.lɚ/
B2 [before noun] special , or this and not any other: She wanted a particular type of cactus . He wouldn't take just any book - he had to have this particular one! "Why did you ask ?" "Oh, no particular reason , just making conversation ."Particular and individual in particular B1 especially : What in particular did you like about the last apartment that we saw ? Are you looking for anything in particular?Particular and individual
(Definition of particular adjective (SPECIAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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