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par·tic·u·lar·ism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. particularismnoun

    a focus on something particular

Wiktionary

  1. particularismnoun

    An excessive focus on a particular group

  2. particularismnoun

    The principle that each part of a federation etc. may act independently of a central authority

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  1. particularism

    Particularism is a philosophy or social perspective that emphasizes the unique aspects or characteristics of particular cultures, societies, individuals, or events over general or universal qualities. It asserts that the individual circumstances and context significantly influence the way a principle or law should be applied, opposed to universally applying it. This concept is commonly used in various disciplines, including ethics, sociology, anthropology, and political science.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Particularismnoun

    a minute description; a detailed statement

  2. Particularismnoun

    the doctrine of particular election

  3. Particularismnoun

    devotion to the interests of one's own kingdom or province rather than to those of the empire

  4. Etymology: [Cf. F. particularisme.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of particularism in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of particularism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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