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Definition of Particular
ParticularParticular Par*tic"u*lar, a. [OE. particuler, F. particulier,
L. particularis. See Particle.]
1. Relating to a part or portion of anything; concerning a
part separated from the whole or from others of the class;
separate; sole; single; individual; specific; as, the
particular stars of a constellation. --Shak.
[/Make] each particular hair to stand an end, Like
quills upon the fretful porpentine. --Shak.
Seken in every halk and every herne Particular
sciences for to lerne. --Chaucer.
2. Of or pertaining to a single person, class, or thing;
belonging to one only; not general; not common; hence,
personal; peculiar; singular. ``Thine own particular
Wheresoever one plant draweth such a particular
juice out of the earth. --Bacon.
3. Separate or distinct by reason of superiority;
distinguished; important; noteworthy; unusual; special;
as, he brought no particular news; she was the particular
belle of the party.
4. Concerned with, or attentive to, details; minute;
circumstantial; precise; as, a full and particular account
of an accident; hence, nice; fastidious; as, a man
particular in his dress.
(a) Containing a part only; limited; as, a particular
estate, or one precedent to an estate in remainder.
(b) Holding a particular estate; as, a particular tenant.
6. (Logic) Forming a part of a genus; relatively limited in
extension; affirmed or denied of a part of a subject; as,
a particular proposition; -- opposed to universal: e. g.
(particular affirmative) Some men are wise; (particular
negative) Some men are not wise.
Particular average. See under Average.
Particular Baptist, one of a branch of the Baptist
denomination the members of which hold the doctrine of a
particular or individual election and reprobation.
Particular lien (Law), a lien, or a right to retain a
thing, for some charge or claim growing out of, or
connected with, that particular thing.
Particular redemption, the doctrine that the purpose, act,
and provisions of redemption are restricted to a limited
number of the human race. See Calvinism.
Syn: Minute; individual; respective; appropriate; peculiar;
especial; exact; specific; precise; critical;
circumstantial. See Minute.
Meaning of Particular from wikipedia
of abstract particulars
or tropes. For example, Socrates
is a particular
(there's only one Socrates-the-teacher-of-Plato and one cannot
- Historical particularism
, an approach
in anthropology Moral particularism
, the view that there
are no universal moral principles Multicultural particularism
- A particular church
particularis) is an ecclesiastical community
of faithful headed
by a bishop
(or equivalent), as defined
- Historical particularism
(coined by Marvin Harris
in 1968) is widely considered
the first American anthropological school
of thought. Closely
eschatology, is the divine judgment
that a departed person undergoes immediately after
death, in contradistinction...
- In political
science, political particularism
is the ability
to further their careers
to narrow interests rather
than to broader...
- Epistemological particularism
is the view that one can know something without knowing
how one knows
it. By this view, one's knowledge
- Reformed Baptists
as Particular Baptists
Baptists) are Baptists
that hold to a Calvinist
soteriology, (salvation). They...
- "No Particular Place
to Go" is a song by Chuck
as a single
by Chess Records
in May 1964 and released
on the album
of Particular Concern
(CPC) is a designation
by the United States Secretary
(under authority delegated
by the President) of a nation
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