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 for In particular
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Particulars which it is not lawful for me to reveal.
                                                    --Bacon.
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              It is the greatest interest of particulars to
              advance the good of the community.    --L'Estrange.
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     2. Special or personal peculiarity, trait, or character;
        individuality; interest, etc. [Obs.]
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              For his particular I'll receive him gladly. --Shak.
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              If the particulars of each person be considered.
                                                    --Milton.
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              Temporal blessings, whether such as concern the
              public . . . or such as concern our particular.
                                                    --Whole Duty
                                                    of Man.
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     3. (Law) One of the details or items of grounds of claim; --
        usually in the pl.; also, a bill of particulars; a minute
        account; as, a particular of premises.
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              The reader has a particular of the books wherein
              this law was written.                 --Ayliffe.
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     Bill of particulars. See under Bill.
  
     In particular, specially; specifically; peculiarly;
        particularly; especially. "This, in particular, happens to
        the lungs." --Blackmore.
  
     To go into particulars, to relate or describe in detail or
        minutely.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  in particular
      adv 1: specifically or especially distinguished from others;
             "loves Bach, particularly his partitas"; "recommended one
             book in particular"; "trace major population movements
             for the Pueblo groups in particular" [syn:
             particularly, in particular]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "in particular":
     at length, completely, concretely, definitely, distinctly,
     especially, exactly, expressly, fully, in detail, in extenso,
     in full, in toto, item by item, minutely, particularly, precisely,
     separately, singly, specially, specifically, to be specific,
     wholly
  
  

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