Definition of particularly in English:

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Pronunciation: /pə(r)ˈtikyələrlē/


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, unusually, extraordinarily, remarkably, outstandingly, amazingly, incredibly, really, seriously
1.1Used to single out a subject to which a statement is especially applicable: the team’s defense is excellent, particularly their two center 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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Syllabification: par·tic·u·lar·ly

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