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  • 1 Particular — 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;… …

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  • 2 Particular — Par*tic u*lar, n. 1. A separate or distinct member of a class, or part of a whole; an individual fact, point, circumstance, detail, or item, which may be considered separately; as, the particulars of a story. [1913 Webster] Particulars which it… …

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  • 3 particular — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English particuler, from Anglo French, from Late Latin particularis, from Latin particula small part Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or being a single person or thing < the particular person I had in mind > 2 …

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  • 4 Particular — In metaphysics, particulars are, one might say, identified by what they are not: they are not abstractions, not multiply instantiated i.e. they are concrete. (There are, however, theories of abstract particulars or tropes .) Hence, Socrates is a… …

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  • 5 particular — See: IN PARTICULAR …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 particular — See: IN PARTICULAR …

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  • 7 Particular average — Particular 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;… …

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  • 8 Particular Baptist — Particular 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;… …

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  • 9 Particular lien — Particular 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;… …

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  • 10 Particular redemption — Particular 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;… …

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  • 11 Particular judgment — Particular judgment, according to Christian eschatology, is the judgement given by God a departed soul undergoes immediately after death, in contradistinction to the General or Last judgment of all souls at the end of the world.Old Testament and… …

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  • 12 Particular Baptist — can denote either of the following related terms, which are not mutually exclusive:* Strict Baptists ndash; some of whom are known as Strict and Particular Baptists. Historically, there were some Particular Baptists who were not Strict Baptists… …

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  • 13 Particular Church — A particular Church is, in Catholic theology and canon law, an ecclesial community headed by a bishop or someone recognized as the equivalent of a bishop.There are two kinds of particular Churches: # Local particular Churches . A diocese is the… …

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  • 14 Particular point topology — In mathematics, the particular point topology (or included point topology) is a topology where sets are considered open if they are empty or contain a particular, arbitrarily chosen, point of the topological space. Formally, let X be any set and… …

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  • 15 Particular values of the Gamma function — The Gamma function is an important special function in mathematics. Its particular values can be expressed in closed form for integer and half integer arguments, but no simple expressions are known for the values at rational points in… …

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  • 16 Particular theorem — Theorem The o*rem, n. [L. theorema, Gr. ? a sight, speculation, theory, theorem, fr. ? to look at, ? a spectator: cf. F. th[ e]or[ e]me. See {Theory}.] 1. That which is considered and established as a principle; hence, sometimes, a rule. [1913… …

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  • 17 Particular average — Average Av er*age, n. [OF. average, LL. averagium, prob. fr. OF. aver, F. avoir, property, horses, cattle, etc.; prop. infin., to have, from L. habere to have. Cf. F. av[ e]rage small cattle, and avarie (perh. of different origin) damage to ship… …

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  • 18 Particular customs — Custom Cus tom (k[u^]s t[u^]m), n. [OF. custume, costume, Anglo Norman coustome, F. coutume, fr. (assumed) LL. consuetumen custom, habit, fr. L. consuetudo, dinis, fr. consuescere to accustom, verb inchoative fr. consuere to be accustomed; con +… …

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  • 19 In particular — Particular Par*tic u*lar, n. 1. A separate or distinct member of a class, or part of a whole; an individual fact, point, circumstance, detail, or item, which may be considered separately; as, the particulars of a story. [1913 Webster] Particulars …

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  • 20 Casa particular — (Spanish for private house ; plural casas particulares ) is a phrase meaning private accommodation or private homestays in Cuba, very similar to bed and breakfast although it can also take the form of vacation rental. When the meaning is clear… …

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