What is the opposite of general?

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Adjective
Opposite of in accordance with, or established by, custom or common usage
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“This is generally an uncommon exercise performed only by the fittest of athletes.”
Adjective
Opposite of prevalent or widespread among a given class or area
“Since dance is an evolving art form, most likes and dislikes are matters of personal opinion.”
Adjective
Opposite of stated in indefinite terms
“I was surprised at how detailed and specific the manual was.”
Adjective
Opposite of of, affecting, or including all or most of the members of a group, domain or area
“Bear in mind that the cooker has a limited purpose, and is not suitable for grilling or frying.”
Adjective
Opposite of having no speciality, or particular purpose
“Bryan Mills has a particular set of skills that makes him a nightmare for the likes of those who have kidnapped his daughter.”
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(of cultural activities or products) Opposite of designed with the intention to suit the taste of the general public rather than specialists or intellectuals
“Their activity sections are supposedly quite highbrow, but they still have lots of popular things to do.”
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Opposite of traditionally, or generally, recognized and accepted
“One must be wary of the quack doctor who treats his patients using unfamiliar techniques.”
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(of political activity) Opposite of participated in by a large part of the public rather than driven by politicians or political parties
“The anti-monarchy lobby insists that the monarch is a burden on the taxpayer and undemocratic.”
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Opposite of covering everything and all that is relevant
“Despite its promise, the speech provided limited insight into the country's political climate.”
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Opposite of deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources
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Opposite of without exact limits
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Opposite of held by, or applicable to, a majority of the people in an area or country
“It may be an unpopular opinion, but I think that summer is by far the worst season of the four.”
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Opposite of having no strong positive or negative features
“The politician's speech was dramatic and struck a chord with those who had attended his rally.”
Adjective
Opposite of extending or reaching throughout a whole nation
Adjective
Opposite of close to the actual, but not completely accurate or exact
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Opposite of accepted, used or practiced by most people
Adjective
Opposite of pertaining to those arts and sciences the study of which are considered suitable for free people (as opposed to servile, vocational, mechanical training)
Adjective
Opposite of behaving in a regular manner
“After almost an hour and a half had passed an unexpected electronic bleep disturbed the silence.”
Adjective
Opposite of unanimous or undivided
“All judges were asked to vote, but the panel was divided in their deliberation for a resounding winner.”
Adjective
Opposite of not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful
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Opposite of involving a full or complete view or approach
“The atomistic approach is advantageous particularly when solving the whole modeling problem would be too time-consuming.”
Adjective
(of a statement) Opposite of taking no account of particular cases or exceptions
Adjective
Opposite of of theoretical interest only
“A gap inevitably opens up between the imaginary casting of an event and the factual details of that event.”
Adjective
Opposite of pertaining to the universal Church, representing the entire Christian world
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Opposite of embedded within and spread throughout and affecting a whole system, group, body, economy, market, or society
Adjective
Opposite of distasteful, crass or vulgar in nature
Adjective
Opposite of used, done, or happening on a habitual basis
“Sometimes my usual hairstylist goes on vacation, and I have to resort to my backup hairdresser.”
Adjective
Opposite of extending or spreading across a nation or country
“Many feel that the mayor has disgraced the town government by accepting personal favors from local businesspeople.”
Noun
Opposite of a leader of a group of people, especially an unofficial group
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