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n. pl. par·tic·u·lar·i·ties
1. The quality or state of being particular rather than general.
2. Exactitude of detail, especially in description: a travel account written with almost excruciating particularity.
3. Attention to or concern with detail; fastidiousness: a scholar known for her particularity.
4. A specific point or detail; a particular.
5. An individual characteristic; a peculiarity.
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n, pl -ties
1. (often plural) a specific circumstance: the particularities of the affair.
2. great attentiveness to detail; fastidiousness
3. the quality of being precise: a description of great particularity.
4. the state or quality of being particular as opposed to general; individuality: the particularity of human situations.
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par•tic•u•lar•i•ty(pərˌtɪk yəˈlær ɪ ti, pəˌtɪk-)
n., pl. -ties.
1. the quality or state of being particular.
2. detailed character, as of description or statement.
3. attention to details.
4. an individual or characteristic feature or trait; peculiarity.
[1520–30; < Middle French < Late Latin]
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|Noun||1.||particularity - the quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance; "the particularity of human situations"|
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
specificity - the quality of being specific rather than general; "add a desirable note of specificity to the discussion"; "the specificity of the symptoms of the disease"
specificity - the quality of being specific to a particular organism; "host specificity of a parasite"
generality - the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability
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1. individuality, characteristic, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, property, singularity, distinctiveness different degrees of cultural particularity
2. (often plural) circumstance, fact, detail, point, item, instance Time inevitably glosses over the particularities of each situation.
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particularity[pəˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ] N → particularidad f
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particularity[pərˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪti] n → particularité f
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particularity[pəˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ] n → particolarità f inv; (detail) → particolare m; (fastidiousness) → pignoleria
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