the particulars

the particulars

The specific, important details or finer points of something. He wanted to schedule a meeting so we could go over the particulars of the deal. Just let me know what the particulars are and I'll see if I can help.
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particulars (of something)

specific details about something. My boss stressed the important particulars of the project. What are the particulars of your request?
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In this it differs from physics, which, broadly speaking, is concerned with the cases in which all the particulars which make up one physical object can be treated as a single causal unit, or rather the particulars which are sufficiently near to the object of which they are appearances can be so treated.
In the particular case where the place concerned is a human brain, the perspective belonging to the place consists of all the perceptions of a certain man at a given time.
The supposed "real" table underlying its appearances is, in any case, not itself perceived, but inferred, and the question whether such-and-such a particular is an "aspect" of this table is only to be settled by the connection of the particular in question with the one or more particulars by which the table is defined.
Whilst the alloy and value depended on the general authority, a right of coinage in the particular States could have no other effect than to multiply expensive mints and diversify the forms and weights of the circulating pieces.
Had the convention attempted a positive enumeration of the powers necessary and proper for carrying their other powers into effect, the attempt would have involved a complete digest of laws on every subject to which the Constitution relates; accommodated too, not only to the existing state of things, but to all the possible changes which futurity may produce; for in every new application of a general power, the PARTICULAR POWERS, which are the means of attaining the OBJECT of the general power, must always necessarily vary with that object, and be often properly varied whilst the object remains the same.
Had they attempted to enumerate the particular powers or means not necessary or proper for carrying the general powers into execution, the task would have been no less chimerical; and would have been liable to this further objection, that every defect in the enumeration would have been equivalent to a positive grant of authority.
Had the Constitution been silent on this head, there can be no doubt that all the particular powers requisite as means of executing the general powers would have resulted to the government, by unavoidable implication.
It is evident then that it is best to have property private, but to make the use of it common; but how the citizens are to be brought to it is the particular [1263b] business of the legislator.
But I had no intention on that account of attempting to master all the particular sciences commonly denominated mathematics: but observing that, however different their objects, they all agree in considering only the various relations or proportions subsisting among those objects, I thought it best for my purpose to consider these proportions in the most general form possible, without referring them to any objects in particular, except such as would most facilitate the knowledge of them, and without by any means restricting them to these, that afterwards I might thus be the better able to apply them to every other class of objects to which they are legitimately applicable.
The majority of the students who enroll in my literature courses intend to become teachers in primary and secondary schools; thus, I do not expect them all to embrace the particulars of critical theory or go on to design extensive web sites of their own.
She notes that the particulars of the natural world, studied by observation and experimentation, were given short shrift by natural philosophical traditions in the university.
Russia's rulers and educated public in the late 19th century assumed that their states vast array of non-Russian peoples needed to become more Russian, but the particulars of Russification remained elusive and questions were numerous.
It's a closed-door meeting, however, and the participants reveal little about the particulars of the process.
Particular Baptists were especially concerned to show, through their published confessions, "their substantial agreement with the prevailing forms of Calvinistic orthodoxy." (16) Indeed, the Particular Baptist Confession of 1644 was largely derived from the Separatist Confession of 1596, as later the 1677 Confession reflected the form and substance of the Westminster and Savoy Confessions.