Pronunciation: (pur-tik"yu-lar'i-tē, pu-tik"-), [key]
1. the quality or state of being particular.
2. detailed, minute, or circumstantial character, as of description or statement.
3. attention to details; special care.
5. an individual or characteristic feature or trait; peculiarity.
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