Definition of particularly in English:

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Pronunciation: /pəˈtɪkjʊləli/


1To a higher degree than is usual or average: I don’t particularly want to be reminded of that time [as submodifier]: particularly able students
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  • Two gala nights are coming up when I'll be able to introduce some particularly sparky music.
  • It has something of a cult following and is particularly popular among students.
  • I'm not going to be able to give a particularly outstanding opinion on this matter.
especially, specially, very, extremely, exceptionally, singularly, peculiarly, distinctly, unusually, extraordinarily, extra, uncommonly, uniquely, remarkably, strikingly, outstandingly, amazingly, incredibly, awfully, terribly, really, notably, markedly, decidedly, surprisingly, conspicuously;
Northern English  powerful, right
informal seriously, majorly, mucho
British informal jolly, dead, well
informal, dated devilish, frightfully
1.1Used to single out a subject to which a statement is especially applicable: the team’s defence is excellent, particularly their two centre backs
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  • Away from the home there are many other applications, particularly for large batteries.
  • The place itself is outstanding, particularly because of the grandstand in front of the pits.
  • This can give you a marked edge particularly when playing larger species like carp.
2So as to give special emphasis to a point; specifically: he particularly asked that I should help you
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  • We particularly need to see the principal cast, especially the Lords of the North.
  • Pharmacies sell special camouflage make up, made particularly for covering up scars.
  • I think the show will surprise a lot of people and that, particularly, Chris will.
specifically, explicitly, expressly, in particular, especially, specially

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