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  • n. The act of particularizing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of particularizing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of particularizing. Also spelled particularisation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an individualized description of a particular instance


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  • That is the inquisitorial body provided by our fundamental law to subpoena documents required in advance of a criminal trial, and in preparation of an indictment or its particularization.

    Is That Legal?: February 2007 Archives

  • The process of particularization makes one of several alternatives actual.

    Guess Who Was At The Party?

  • The idea of particularization (takhsîs) includes implicitly an understanding of possible worlds that are different from this.

    Guess Who Was At The Party?

  • What this means for research on virtual worlds is that we must be wary of how the drive to fight for resources may prompt researchers to claim that a certain kind of project (generalization, particularization), or a certain kind of methodology is "scientific" (or, one might imagine, "humanistic," although the comparative lack of money makes this more of a localized danger!)

    May 2008

  • Prophetic knowledge relies on the functions of the faculty of imagination, i.e., its mimetic function and its role in the particularization of universal truths.


  • ¦ If we understand ourselves as the particularization of something universal, this means, at the same time, that we can understand others as different particularizations of something universal.

    The Kyoto School

  • This sense of corporeal dis-possession is perhaps no more strongly evident than in Schelling's decision to characterize individual embodiment, which is to say the point of maximal particularization at the farthest distance from the universal affairs of spirit, in terms of an originary craving or addiction [die Sucht].

    Mourning Becomes Theory: Schelling and the Absent Body of Philosophy

  • To enter this occupation creates for him at one and the same time association and isolation, equalization and particularization.

    Conflict and The Web of Group-Affiliations

  • Such sights - and the inevitable stone soldier on the courthouse square - were daily reminders to the present William Faulkner, and to his forebears, of the general defeat, and with a particularization natural enough the war in memory sometimes seemed to revolve around the local events.

    The Private World of William Faulkner

  • There is no need for further particularization; for we now come to the year of the definitive peace between the mother country and the new republic.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920


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