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adverb British English pronunciation: particularly /pə(r)ˈtɪkjʊlə(r)li/
  1. 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 particularly.'

    It's not particularly difficult.

  2. 2
    used for emphasizing that something refers especially to one specific person, thing, or situation

    Regional policy has become a hot political issue, particularly in the past decade.

  3. 3
    in a clear and specific way

    He particularly asked for you to be at the meeting.

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