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particularly

adverb uk   /pəˈtɪk.jʊ.lə.li/ us    /pɚˈtɪk.jə.lɚ.li/
B1 especially, or more than usual: We're particularly interested to hear from people who speak two or more European languages. I didn't particularly want to go, but I had to.
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in Korean 특히…
in Arabic خُصوصًا…
in Portuguese especialmente, especificamente…
in Catalan especialment…
in Japanese 特に, 特別に…
in Italian particolarmente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 特別,尤其,異乎尋常地…
in Russian особенно, очень…
in Turkish özellikle, bilhassa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 特别,尤其,异乎寻常地…
in Polish szczególnie…
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