particularly

particularly
par|tic|u|lar|ly
W1S1 [pəˈtıkjuləli US pərˈtıkjulərli] adv
1.) more than usual or more than others
Steve was in a particularly bad mood when he got back.
The restaurant is particularly popular with young people.
We are hoping to expand our business, particularly in Europe.
British farmers, particularly those producing lamb, are very worried.
2.) not particularly
a) not very
I'm not particularly impressed with their performance.
b) spoken not very much
'Do you want to come to the party?' 'Not particularly.'

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Particularly — Par*tic u*lar*ly, adv. 1. In a particular manner; expressly; with a specific reference or interest; in particular; distinctly. [1913 Webster] 2. In an especial manner; especially; in a high degree; as, a particularly fortunate man; a particularly …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 [ 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 — [[t]pə(r)tɪ̱kjʊlə(r)li[/t]] ♦♦ 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… …   English dictionary

  • 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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