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Adjective: personal  pur-s(u-)nul
  1. Concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    "a personal favour"; "for your personal use"; "personal papers"; "I have something personal to tell you"; "a personal God"; "he has his personal bank account and she has hers"
     
  2. Particular to a given individual
     
  3. Of or arising from personality
    "personal magnetism"
     
  4. Intimately concerning a person's body or physical being
    "personal hygiene"
     
  5. Indicating grammatical person
    "personal verb endings"
Noun: personal  pur-s(u-)nul
  1. A short newspaper article about a particular person or group

Derived forms: personals

See also: ad hominem, ain [UK, dialect], face-to-face, in the flesh, individual, individualised [Brit], individualized, in-person, own, personalised [Brit], personalized, person-to-person, physical, private, subjective

Type of: news article, news story, newspaper article

Antonym: impersonal

Encyclopedia: Personal, Social and Health Education