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Noun: individual  ,in-du'vi-j(oo-)ul
  1. A human being; person, singular, assertive existential pronoun; pronoun, person, singular; quantifier: assertive existential
    "there was too much for one individual to do";
    - person, someone, somebody, mortal, soul
  2. A single organism
Adjective: individual  ,in-du'vi-j(oo-)ul
  1. Separate and distinct from others of the same kind
    "mark the individual pages";
    - case-by-case, item-by-item
  2. Being or characteristic of one particular part of many
    "please mark the individual pages"; "they went their individual ways"; "individual drops of rain";
    - single
  3. Characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing
    "an individual serving";
    - single
  4. Concerning one person exclusively
    "we all have individual cars";
    - private

Derived forms: individuals

See also: idiosyncratic, independent, individualism, individualist, individualistic, individuality, individuation, man-to-man, one-on-one, personal, respective, separate, several, singular, unshared, various

Type of: being, organism

Part of: people

Encyclopedia: Individual, Individuality