particulars
A particular is a single thing, thought of in contrast to qualities or universals, or in contrast to an aggregate of things.

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  • particulars — [[t]pə(r)tɪ̱kjʊləz[/t]] N PLURAL The particulars of something or someone are facts or details about them which are written down and kept as a record. You will find all the particulars in Chapter 9... The nurses at the admission desk asked her for …   English dictionary

  • particulars — The details of a claim, or the separate items of an When these are stated in an orderly form, for the information of a defendant, the statement is called a bill of particulars . See particulars of criminal charges …   Black's law dictionary

  • particulars — noun (typically plural): The details or specifics of something. The overall plan is well understood, but we still have to work out the particulars …   Wiktionary

  • particulars — The items of an account. See bill of particulars …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • particulars — n. detail, individual characteristic; item, article; specific proposition (Logic)par·tic·u·lar || pÉ™r tɪkjÉ™lÉ™r /pÉ™ tɪkjÊŠlÉ™ adj. special; unusual, uncommon; detailed; meticulous, precise; pedantic, strictpar·tic·u·lar || pÉ™r… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • particulars — [pəˈtɪkjʊləz] noun [plural] information and details about someone or something …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • particulars —    see universals …   Christian Philosophy

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