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

     

    particularity

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//pəˌtɪkjuˈlærəti//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//pərˌtɪkjuˈlærəti//
     
    (pl. particularities) (formal)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the quality of being individual or unique the particularity of each human being
  2. 2[uncountable] attention to detail; being exact
  3. 3particularities [plural] the special features or details of something the particularities of each research project
  4. Word Origin early 16th cent. (as particularities ‘details’): from Old French particularite or late Latin particularitas, from Latin particularis ‘concerning a small part’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: particularity