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Meaning of "particular" in Essential English Dictionary

particular

adjective   /pəˈtɪkjələr/
used to talk about one thing or person and not others: Is there any particular restaurant you’d like to go to? “Why did you ask?” “No particular reason.”
special: “Was anything important said at the meeting?” “Nothing of particular interest.”
in particular B1 especially: Are you looking for anything in particular?
(Definition of particular from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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