general vs particular: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: general or particular

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generalnoun

a general officer of the highest rank

generalnoun

the head of a religious order or congregation

generaladjective

of worldwide scope or applicability

generalnoun

a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular)

generaladjective

affecting the entire body

generaladjective

applying to all or most members of a category or group

generalverb

command as a general

generaladjective

not specialized or limited to one class of things

generaladjective

prevailing among and common to the general public

generaladjective

somewhat indefinite

particularadjective

exacting especially about details

particularnoun

a small part that can be considered separately from the whole

particularadjective

first and most important

particularnoun

(logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class

particularadjective

surpassing what is common or usual or expected

particularadjective

unique or specific to a person or thing or category

particularnoun

a fact about some part (as opposed to general)

particularadjective

providing specific details or circumstances

particularadjective

separate and distinct from others of the same group or category

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