particularization


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.

par·tic·u·lar·ize

 (pər-tĭk′yə-lə-rīz′, pə-tĭk′-)
v. par·tic·u·lar·ized, par·tic·u·lar·iz·ing, par·tic·u·lar·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To mention, describe, or treat individually; itemize or specify.
2. To make particular as opposed to general or universal.
v.intr.
To go into or give details or particulars.

par·tic′u·lar·i·za′tion (-lər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
par·tic′u·lar·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.particularization - an individualized description of a particular instance
description - the act of describing something
References in periodicals archive ?
These values, in the particularization of discourse, are updated and always show a subject in constitution by his/her own saying.
Data usage is similar to what we see in the sciences, but the goal of the humanities is not the same, as humanities researchers tend toward particularization rather than generalization.
In sum, if local virtue is relatively convergent with what human rights already demand, because it is the particularization of universal principles or provides a different path to the same goal, then there are few problems.
31) Particularization means "it must affect the plaintiff in a personal and individual way.
Krajewski suggests that the intention to build world projects in a German context derived from the desire to counter the particularization caused by the collapse of the Holy Roman Empire in the 16th century as a political and social entity.
The court also explained that the particularization requirement necessitates that a plaintiff has been affected "in a personal and individual way" by the injurious conduct.
The sexual violence inherent in the particularization of the female body in a blazon has been long noted, yet here the imaginative violence is directed against a body that, in a case of dramatic irony, has already been violated.
The particularization of Nick's attitude among a network of reluctant and unfaithful friends is the implicit objective of this narrative device.
67) On various national security issues, the legal framework itself resists particularization.
As a consequence, the divide in ontological level between universal and particular leaves inexplicable how the universal generates its particulars as well as how they are to retain their identity as its particularization.
The first step in the process is particularization, a process in which the useful aspects of indigenous knowledge are separated from other knowledge and practices, milieu, context and cultural believes in the combination of which it exist.
In translating the word sabr [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] into patience, there is a problem of particularization.