particular


particular
adj.
1 particular (especial).
tiene su sabor particular it has its own particular taste
en casos particulares puede hacerse una excepción we can make an exception in special cases
en particular in particular
eso no tiene nada de particular that's nothing special o unusual
lo que tiene de particular es… the unusual thing about it is…
2 private (privado).
dar clases particulares to teach private classes
domicilio particular home address
la casa tiene jardín particular the house has its own garden o (British) yard (United States)
f. & m.
1 member of the public (person).
2 individual, citizen, civilian, private citizen.
3 matter, point.
m.
matter (asunto).
sin otro particular, se despide atentamente yours faithfully (en carta) (British), sincerely yours (United States)
* * *
particular
adjetivo
1 (concreto) particular
2 (privado) private
doy clases particulares I give private tuition
no pienso hablar de mi vida particular I will not discuss my private life
en mi domicilio particular at my home address
3 (privativo) peculiar, particular, special
el olor particular del azahar the peculiar smell of orange blossom
4 (extraordinario) noteworthy, extraordinary
tiene un carácter muy particular he's very much his own man
nombre masculino
1 (individuo) private individual
compré el coche a un particular I bought the car from a private owner
2 (asunto) matter, subject
\
FRASEOLOGÍA
en particular in particular, particularly
no tener nada de particular (no ser nada especial) to be nothing special 2 (no ser nada extraño) to be completely normal
sin otro particular, le saluda ... Yours sincerely, ...
* * *
1. adj.
1) particular
2) private
3) special, peculiar
2. noun m.
private individual
* * *
1. ADJ
1) (=especial) special

nada de particular — nothing special

el vestido no tiene nada de particular — the dress is nothing special

lo que tiene de particular es que ... — what's remarkable about it is that ...

2) (=específico)

en este caso particular — in this particular case

tiene un sabor particular — it has a flavour of its own

en particular — in particular

me gustan todas, pero esta en particular — I like all of them, but this one in particular

3) (=privado) [secretario, coche] private

clase particular — private lesson

casa particular — private home

2.
SM (=asunto) matter

no dijo mucho sobre este particular — he didn't say much about this matter

sin otro particular, se despide atentamente ... — [en correspondencia] yours faithfully, sincerely yours (EEUU)

3.
SMF (=persona) (private) individual

no comerciamos con particulares — we don't do business with individuals

* * *
I
adjetivo
a) (privado) <clases/profesor> private; <teléfono> home (before n)

en su domicilio particular — at his home

b) (específico) <caso/aspecto> particular

rasgos que les son particulares — characteristics (which are) peculiar o unique to them

en particular — in particular, particularly

c) (especial)

tiene un estilo muy particular — she has a very individual o personal style

es un tipo muy particular — (fam) he's a very peculiar guy

no tiene nada de particular que vaya — there's nothing unusual o strange in her going

la casa no tiene nada de particular — there's nothing special about the house

II
masculino
a) (frml) (asunto) matter, point

sin otro particular le saluda — sincerely yours (AmE), yours faithfully (BrE)

b) (persona) (private) individual

de particular — (RPl) out of uniform

* * *
I
adjetivo
a) (privado) <clases/profesor> private; <teléfono> home (before n)

en su domicilio particular — at his home

b) (específico) <caso/aspecto> particular

rasgos que les son particulares — characteristics (which are) peculiar o unique to them

en particular — in particular, particularly

c) (especial)

tiene un estilo muy particular — she has a very individual o personal style

es un tipo muy particular — (fam) he's a very peculiar guy

no tiene nada de particular que vaya — there's nothing unusual o strange in her going

la casa no tiene nada de particular — there's nothing special about the house

II
masculino
a) (frml) (asunto) matter, point

sin otro particular le saluda — sincerely yours (AmE), yours faithfully (BrE)

b) (persona) (private) individual

de particular — (RPl) out of uniform

* * *
particular1
1 = private individual, private citizen.

Ex: Special pricing policies introduced recently by several international publishers have resulted in libraries having to pay more than private individuals for books.

Ex: Except for civil laws, and the individual right of the private citizen etc., the king is bound to public law, constitutional law and divine law.

particular2
2 = specified, particular.

Ex: If access is limited to certain specified times, the term 'off-line' is applied.

Ex: It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
* algo en particular = that certain something.
* casa particular = private home.
* de lo general a lo particular = from the general to the particular.
* de lo particular a lo general = from the particular to the general.
* en particular = in particular.
* no hacer nada de particular = do + nothing in particular.
* particular a = peculiar to.
* particular a un área = localised [localized, -USA].
* ser muy particular = be picky.

* * *
particular1
adjective
1 (privado) ‹clases/profesor› private; ‹teléfono› home (before n)
en su domicilio particular at his home
2 (específico) ‹característica/aspecto› particular
en el caso particular de García in García's particular case
la especie presenta ciertos rasgos que le son particulares the species has certain characteristics which are peculiar o unique to it
en particular in particular, particularly
3
(especial, diferente): tiene un estilo muy particular she has a very individual o personal style, she has a style all of her own
es un tipo muy particular (fam); he's a very peculiar o (colloq) weird guy
no tiene nada de particular que quiera ir there's nothing unusual o strange in her wanting to go
la casa no tiene nada de particular there's nothing special about the house
particular2
masculine
1 (frml) (asunto) matter, point
conocemos su opinión sobre este particular we know your opinion on this matter o point
sin otro particular saluda a usted atentamente sincerely yours (AmE), yours faithfully (BrE)
2 (persona) (private) individual
viajar como particular to travel on private o personal business
de particular (AmL); out of uniform
* * *

 

particular adjetivo
a) (privado) ‹clases/profesorprivate;

teléfonohome (before n)
b) (específico) ‹caso/aspectoparticular;

en particular in particular, particularly

c) (especial) ‹estilo/gustoindividual, personal;

es un tipo muy particular (fam) he's a very peculiar guy;

no tiene nada de particular que vaya there's nothing unusual o strange in her going;
la casa no tiene nada de particular there's nothing special about the house
■ sustantivo masculino
a) (frml) (asunto) matter, point;

sin otro particular saluda a usted atentamente sincerely yours (AmE), yours faithfully (BrE)

b) (persona) (private) individual;

viajar como particular to travel on private o personal business

particular
I adjetivo
1 (peculiar, característico) special
2 (concreto, singular) particular
3 (privado) private, personal
4 (raro, extraordinario) peculiar
II sustantivo masculino
1 (persona) private individual
2 (asunto, tema) subject, matter
♦ Locuciones: de particular, special, extraordinary: ¿qué tiene de particular que vengan a visitarme?, what's so special about them coming to visit me?
en particular, in special
'particular' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
ceñirse
- chofer
- chófer
- concreta
- concreto
- determinada
- determinado
- frasear
- permitirse
- profesor
- profesora
- alojar
- baño
- bueno
- cada
- clase
- cuál
- domicilio
- escritorio
- especial
- gentilicio
- parte
- peculiar
- puntilloso
- salón
- vestíbulo
English:
coach
- especially
- in
- individual
- lazy
- locker
- particular
- potter
- private
- separate
- special
- tutor
- able
- can
- certain
- detail
- disability
- distinct
- distinctive
- file
- home
- hour
- knowledge
- language
- lodger
- management
- notably
- peculiar
- perk
- personal
- play
- power
- school
- single
- some
- specific
- syllabus
- trade
- trouble
- -wise
* * *
particular
adj
1. [especial] particular;
tiene su sabor particular it has its own particular taste;
en casos particulares puede hacerse una excepción we can make an exception in special cases;
es una persona muy particular she's a very unusual person;
eso no tiene nada de particular that's nothing special o unusual;
lo que tiene de particular es… the unusual thing about it is…;
en particular in particular
2. [privado] private;
se vieron en su domicilio particular they met at his private residence;
dar clases particulares to teach privately;
domicilio particular home address;
la casa tiene jardín particular the house has its own Br garden o US yard
nmf
[persona] member of the public; Am
de particular [de paisano] [policía] in plain clothes;
[soldado] in civilian clothes;
iba vestido de particular [policía] he was in o wearing plain clothes;
[soldado] he was in o wearing civilian clothes
nm
[asunto] matter;
¿cuál es tu opinión sobre el particular? what's your opinion on this (matter)?;
te llamaba sin otro particular que preguntarte por la operación de tu madre I was just calling to ask about your mother's operation;
sin otro particular, se despide atentamente [en carta] Br yours faithfully, US sincerely yours
* * *
particular
I adj
1 clase, propiedad private; asunto personal
2 (específico) particular;
caso particular particular case;
en particular in particular
3 (especial) peculiar
II m
1 (persona) individual
2
:
particulares pl particulars
3
:
sin otro particular se despide atentamente sincerely yours, Br yours faithfully
4
:
sobre el particular on the subject
* * *
particular adj
1) : particular, specific
2) : private, personal
3) : special, unique
particular nm
1) : matter, detail
2) : individual
* * *
particular adj
1. (privado) private
clase particular private class
2. (concreto) particular / specific
en este caso particular in this particular case
3. (característico) particular / characteristic
cada fruta tiene un sabor particular each fruit has its own particular taste
4. (peculiar) individual / personal
los gustos particulares de cada persona each person's individual tastes
5. (original) unusual
Gaudí diseñó edificios muy particulares Gaudí designed very unusual buildings
en particular in particular

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • particular — PARTICULÁR, Ă, particulari, e, adj., s.m. I. adj. 1. Care este propriu unei singure fiinţe, unui singur lucru sau unei singure categorii de fiinţe sau de lucruri; specific, caracteristic, particularist1. ♢ Loc adv. În particular = în mod deosebit …   Dicționar Român

  • particular — adjetivo 1. Que es propio de una sola persona o cosa y no de otras: Un rasgo particular suyo es la valentía. Mi opinión particular es que eso no está bien. 2. Que es concreto, determinado o singular en contraposición a general o universal: Es un… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • particular — (Del lat. particulāris). 1. adj. Propio y privativo de algo, o que le pertenece con singularidad. 2. Especial, extraordinario, o pocas veces visto en su línea. 3. Singular o individual, como contrapuesto a universal o general. 4. Dicho de una… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Particular — Par*tic u*lar, n. 1. A separate or distinct member of a class, or part of a whole; an individual fact, point, circumstance, detail, or item, which may be considered separately; as, the particulars of a story. [1913 Webster] Particulars which it… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • particular — par·tic·u·lar adj in the civil law of Louisiana: of or relating to a designated property or to the inheritance of it compare universal Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • particular — [pär tik′yə lər] adj. [ME particuler < MFr < LL particularis < L particula,PARTICLE] 1. of or belonging to a single, definite person, part, group, or thing; not general; distinct 2. apart from any other; regarded separately; specific [to …   English World dictionary

  • particular — In its meaning ‘considered as distinct from others’, particular plays a useful identifying or emphasizing role: • For this particular show there is an audience…and they arrive at 7.30 p.m. Guardian, 1970. In other cases, it can be superfluous: •… …   Modern English usage

  • particular — [adj1] exact, specific accurate, appropriate, blow by blow*, circumstantial, clocklike, detailed, distinct, especial, express, full, individual, intrinsic, itemized, limited, local, meticulous, minute, painstaking, particularized, peculiar,… …   New thesaurus

  • particular — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to an individual member of a specified group or class. 2) more than is usual; special: particular care. 3) fastidious about something. ► NOUN ▪ a detail. ● in particular Cf. ↑in particula …   English terms dictionary

  • particular — adj. 2 g. 1. Que pertence a um só, que é próprio de certas pessoas ou de certas coisas. 2. Peculiar, especial. 3. Individual. 4. Singular. 5. Extraordinário. 6. Privado. 7. Reservado. 8. Íntimo. • s. m. 9. O que é particular. 10. Circunstância… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa


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