Particularly vs Chiefly - What's the difference?

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In focus|lang=en terms the difference between particularly and chiefly

is that particularly is (focus) especially, extremely while chiefly is (focus) mainly or principally; almost entirely.

As adverbs the difference between particularly and chiefly

is that particularly is (focus) especially, extremely while chiefly is (focus) especially or primarily; above all.

As an adjective chiefly is

of, or relating to a chief.

particularly

English

Alternative forms

* perticularly (obsolete)

Adverb

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  • (focus) Especially, extremely.
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  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=1, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Denied an education by war , passage=One particularly' damaging, but often ignored, effect of conflict on education is the proliferation of attacks on schools
  • (degree) To a great extent.
  • Specifically, uniquely or individually.
  • * 2013 , Phil McNulty, "[http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23830980]", BBC Sport , 1 September 2013:
  • But as the half progressed, Liverpool's pressure and high-tempo passing game increased United's frustration and it threatened to boil over on the stroke of half-time when Van Persie, who had already been booked, was involved in angry verbal exchanges with several Liverpool players, particularly Gerrard.
  • In detail; with regard to particulars.
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    chiefly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • (focus) especially or primarily; above all
  • (focus) mainly or principally; almost entirely
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • of, or relating to a chief
  • English focus adverbs