Translation of "particular" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /pəˈtɪk.jə.lər/ us /pɚˈtɪk.jə.lɚ/

particular adjective (SPECIAL)

B2 [ before noun ] special, or this and not any other

She wanted a particular type of cactus. 她要某一品種的仙人掌。
He wouldn't take just any book - he had to have this particular one! 他不會隨便買書——他要買這本!
"Why did you ask?" "Oh, no particular reason, just making conversation." 「你為甚麼問呢?」「哦,沒甚麼特別的原因,就是沒話找話。」
in particular

B1 especially

What in particular did you like about the last apartment that we saw? 我們最後看的那個公寓你特別喜歡它哪一點?
Are you looking for anything in particular? 你在找些甚麼嗎?

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particular adjective (NOT EASILY SATISFIED)

C1 [ after verb ] not easily satisfied and demanding that close attention should be given to every detail

He's very particular about the kitchen - everything has to be perfectly clean and in its place. 他對廚房非常挑剔——每樣東西都必須一塵不染,物歸原位。
She's very particular about what she eats. 她對吃的非常挑剔。


uk /pəˈtɪk.jə.lər/ us /pɚˈtɪk.jə.lɚ/
particulars [ plural ]

details or information about a person or an event, especially when officially recorded

There's a form for you to note down all your particulars. 這裡有一份表格,請在上面填寫你所有的個人資料。
the particular formal

If you are considering the particular, you are considering single examples rather than general matters or ideas.

The report focuses on the particular rather than the general and so doesn't draw any overall conclusions. 這份報道著重詳細情況,而非整體概貌,所以沒有作出總體結論。

(Translation of “particular” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)