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  • n  a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • n  a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
  • n  (logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class
  • s  unique or specific to a person or thing or category
    the particular demands of the job
    has a particular preference for Chinese art
  • s  separate and distinct from others of the same group or category
    interested in one particular artist
    a man who wishes to make a particular woman fall in love with him
  • s  surpassing what is common or usual or expected
    a matter of particular and unusual importance
  • s  first and most important
    she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work
  • s  exacting especially about details
    very particular about how her food was prepared
  • s  providing specific details or circumstances
    a particular description of the room

  • Scary intelligence reports pop up all the time, but this particular terror operation got close enough to being carried out that it rattled even the normally sedate Chertoff.
  • Swift-boating's essence is a particular kind of dishonesty, or rather a particular combination of shadowy dishonesties.
  • Creating a blog is as easy as creating a new page, and the page design templates let you hit the ground running; you can mouse over a particular layout to get a preview.
News & Articles

  • 5 great stocks for the long haul
    Some investments make sense at particular stages. Then there are the stalwarts. We've asked five elite fund managers for their top long-term stock picks.
    June 13, 2013 - CNN Money
  • ATRA: An Unexpected Plus To Your Estate Planning -- Part I
    This past spring, Congress passed a number of important tax provisions that will impact how taxpayers manage their assets and estates.  One of particular significance is the American Tax Relief Act of 2012, or “ATRA”.  Encompassed within ATRA are a number of new tax provisions that can have a substantial impact on estate planning strategies.  Fortunately, many of these provisions are very ...
    June 13, 2013 - Forbes
  • How Schlubs Get Taken By Wall Street Pros
    Let us count the ways. Here though I want to focus on one way in particular that ordinary Americans are short-shrifted by Wall Street, and how even the brightest folks can fail to see how the losses pile up. Kevin Drum noted that for a price pro-traders could get access to the Michigan Consumer Sentiment report a few seconds early. Drum's spidey sense told him that this must be bad for Main ...
    June 12, 2013 - Forbes
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in New York Times
    As he opened their meeting, Mr. Obama told the lawmakers that "there are still some differences around the table and between the administration and the members of Congress about particular details on the plan."
  • Condoleezza Rice in Independent Online
    I don't expect out of these meetings that there will be any particular outcome in the sense of breakthroughs on the (joint) documentcurrently being worked on by Israeli and Palestinian negotiating teams, Rice said on Sunday.
  • Pope Benedict XVI in Los Angeles Times
    Fidelity to your Christian roots, fidelity to the church's mission in the Holy Land, demands of each of you a particular kind of courage: the courage of conviction, born of personal faith, not mere social convention or family tradition,...

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