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particularism

par·tic·u·lar·ism

particularism

 
pronunciation:
pr tIk y l rih zm
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: complete devotion to one particular party, system, or the like.
definition 2: the policy of allowing each state or member in a federation to advance its own interests.
definition 3: a doctrine that divine grace is accorded only to a limited group.
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derivations: particularist (adj.), particularistic (adj.), particularist (n.)