Definition of particular noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    particular

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    BrE BrE//pəˈtɪkjələ(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//pərˈtɪkjələr//
     
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  1. 1[usually plural] a fact or detail, especially one that is officially written down The police officer took down all the particulars of the burglary. The nurse asked me for my particulars (= personal details such as your name, address, etc.). The new contract will be the same in every particular as the old one.
  2. 2particulars [plural] written information and details about a property, business, job, etc. Application forms and further particulars are available from the Personnel Office. the particulars of a house in Bury
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French particuler, from Latin particularis ‘concerning a small part’, from particula ‘small part’.Extra examples Applications forms and further particulars are available from the Personnel Office. The nurse asked me for my particulars. We asked for the particulars of the house.
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