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- perticularly (obsolete)
particular + -ly
- (rhotic) IPA(key): /pɚˈtɪkjəlɚli/
- (non-rhotic) IPA(key): /pəˈtɪkjələli/
- (US, rhotic, r-dissimilation) IPA(key): /pəˈtɪkjəlɚli/
Audio (US) (file)
particularly (not comparable)
- (focus) Especially, extremely.
- The apéritifs were particularly stimulating.
- 1897 December (indicated as 1898), Winston Churchill, chapter V, in The Celebrity: An Episode, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., →OCLC:
- We made an odd party before the arrival of the Ten, particularly when the Celebrity dropped in for lunch or dinner.
- 2013 July 19, Mark Tran, “Denied an education by war”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 1:
- One particularly damaging, but often ignored, effect of conflict on education is the proliferation of attacks on schools […] as children, teachers or school buildings become the targets of attacks. Parents fear sending their children to school. Girls are particularly vulnerable to sexual violence.
- (degree) To a great extent.
- Specifically, uniquely or individually.
- 2013 September 1, Phil McNulty, BBC Sport:
- But as the half progressed, Liverpool's pressure and high-tempo passing game increased United's frustration and it threatened to boil over on the stroke of half-time when Van Persie, who had already been booked, was involved in angry verbal exchanges with several Liverpool players, particularly Gerrard.
- 2019 July 17, Talia Lavin, “When Non-Jews Wield Anti-Semitism as Political Shield”, in GQ:
- [Minnesota Senator Steve] Daines isn’t the only example of right-wing politicians who wish to wield anti-Semitism as a convenient cudgel against their political enemies, with scant if any evidence. But Montana’s vanishingly small Jewish population makes it particularly clear that this strategy has little to do with flesh-and-blood Jews at all.
- In detail; with regard to particulars.
- (dated) In a particular manner; fussily.
- 1825, Oxberry's dramatic biography and histrionic anecdotes:
- He, rather too particularly perhaps, avoids public company, and is the very reverse of a bon vivant.
- (especially): above all, first and foremost, primarily; see also Thesaurus:above all
- (to a great extent): exceedingly, greatly: see also Thesaurus:very
- (specifically): in particular; see also Thesaurus:specifically
- (in detail): detailly, thoroughly; see also Thesaurus:completely
- (fussily): exacting, fastidiously, pedantically, pickily
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