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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 particularly."

It's not particularly difficult.

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) in a clear and specific way

He particularly asked for you to be at the meeting.

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