particularly

particularly
[[t]pə(r)tɪ̱kjʊlə(r)li[/t]]
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1) ADV: ADV with cl/group You use particularly to indicate that what you are saying applies especially to one thing or situation.

Keep your office space looking good, particularly your desk...

More local employment will be created, particularly in service industries...

I often do absent-minded things, particularly when I'm worried.

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2) ADV: ADV with cl/group (emphasis) Particularly means more than usual or more than other things.

Progress has been particularly disappointing...

I particularly liked the wooden chests and chairs.

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  • particularly — It is particularly important to pronounce this as five syllables, and not as if it were spelt par tic u ly …   Modern English usage

  • particularly — I adverb above all, chiefly, distinctly, eminently, especially, expressly, extraordinally, individually, inordinately, mainly, markedly, maxime, notably, observably, peculiarly, praecipue, praesertim, preeminently, primarily, principally,… …   Law dictionary

  • particularly — (adv.) in a special degree, more than others, 1670s, from PARTICULAR (Cf. particular) (adj.) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • particularly — [adv] specifically decidedly, distinctly, especially, exceptionally, explicitly, expressly, individually, in particular, markedly, notably, outstandingly, peculiarly, principally, singularly, specially, surprisingly, uncommonly, unusually;… …   New thesaurus

  • particularly — ► ADVERB 1) more than is usual; especially or very. 2) in particular; specifically …   English terms dictionary

  • particularly — [pär tik′yə lər lē, pär′tik′yəler΄lē] adv. 1. so as to be particular; in detail 2. especially; unusually; extraordinarily 3. specifically …   English World dictionary

  • particularly — par|tic|u|lar|ly W1S1 [pəˈtıkjuləli US pərˈtıkjulərli] adv 1.) more than usual or more than others = ↑especially ▪ Steve was in a particularly bad mood when he got back. ▪ The restaurant is particularly popular with young people. ▪ We are hoping… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • particularly — par|tic|u|lar|ly [ pər tıkjələrli ] adverb *** 1. ) very or very much: His remarks were particularly helpful. Was there anything in the movie that you thought worked particularly well? not particularly: Did you have a good time? Not particularly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • particularly */*/*/ — UK [pə(r)ˈtɪkjʊlə(r)lɪ] / US [pərˈtɪkjələrlɪ] adverb 1) very, or very much His remarks were particularly helpful. Was there anything in the film that you thought worked particularly well? not particularly: Did you have a good time? Not… …   English dictionary

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