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 for Particular redemption
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Particular \Par*tic"u*lar\, a. [OE. particuler, F. particulier,
     L. particularis. See Particle.]
     1. Relating to a part or portion of anything; concerning a
        part separated from the whole or from others of the class;
        separate; sole; single; individual; specific; as, the
        particular stars of a constellation. --Shak.
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              [Make] each particular hair to stand an end,
              Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. --Shak.
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              Seken in every halk and every herne
              Particular sciences for to lerne.     --Chaucer.
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     2. Of or pertaining to a single person, class, or thing;
        belonging to one only; not general; not common; hence,
        personal; peculiar; singular. "Thine own particular
        wrongs." --Shak.
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              Wheresoever one plant draweth such a particular
              juice out of the earth.               --Bacon.
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     3. Separate or distinct by reason of superiority;
        distinguished; important; noteworthy; unusual; special;
        as, he brought no particular news; she was the particular
        belle of the party.
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     4. Concerned with, or attentive to, details; minute;
        circumstantial; precise; as, a full and particular account
        of an accident; hence, nice; fastidious; as, a man
        particular in his dress.
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     5. (Law)
        (a) Containing a part only; limited; as, a particular
            estate, or one precedent to an estate in remainder.
        (b) Holding a particular estate; as, a particular tenant.
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     6. (Logic) Forming a part of a genus; relatively limited in
        extension; affirmed or denied of a part of a subject; as,
        a particular proposition; -- opposed to universal: e. g.
        (particular affirmative) Some men are wise; (particular
        negative) Some men are not wise.
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     Particular average. See under Average.
     Particular Baptist, one of a branch of the Baptist
        denomination the members of which hold the doctrine of a
        particular or individual election and reprobation.
     Particular lien (Law), a lien, or a right to retain a
        thing, for some charge or claim growing out of, or
        connected with, that particular thing.
     Particular redemption, the doctrine that the purpose, act,
        and provisions of redemption are restricted to a limited
        number of the human race. See Calvinism.
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     Syn: Minute; individual; respective; appropriate; peculiar;
          especial; exact; specific; precise; critical;
          circumstantial. See Minute.
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