particularize

[per-tik-yuh-luh-rahyz, puh-tik-]
verb (used with object), particularized, particularizing.
1.
to make particular.
2.
to mention or indicate specifically; specify.
3.
to state or treat in detail.
verb (used without object), particularized, particularizing.
4.
to speak or treat particularly or specifically.
Also, especially British, particularise.


Origin:
1580–90; < Middle French particulariser. See particular, -ize

particularization, noun
particularizer, noun
unparticularized, adjective
unparticularizing, adjective
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particularize or particularise (pəˈtɪkjʊləˌraɪz)
 
vb
1.  to treat in detail; give details (about)
2.  (intr) to go into detail
 
particularise or particularise
 
vb
 
particulari'zation or particularise
 
n
 
particulari'sation or particularise
 
n
 
par'ticularizer or particularise
 
n
 
par'ticulariser or particularise
 
n

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Example sentences
Waiver of buyer's objections by failure to particularize.
Here, by contrast, plaintiff seeks to particularize the recovery to himself.
But it is time to particularize concern-ing the city on the housetops.
Where the warrant was so facially deficient that it failed to particularize the place to be searched or the things to be seized.
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