individual

  • 1 individual — I adjective detached, deviating, different, differentiated, discrete, disjoined, disjunct, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, exceptional, extracted, extraordinary, independent, individualized, isolated, nonconforming, nonuniform, particular …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 individual — INDIVIDUÁL, Ă, individuali, e, adj. 1. Care este propriu unui individ; personal, specific. ♦ Care priveşte sau aparţine unui singur exemplar dintr o categorie de lucruri sau de fiinţe. 2. Care este executat de individ. Muncă individuală. ♦… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 Individual — In di*vid u*al (?; 135), a. [L. individuus indivisible; pref. in not + dividuus divisible, fr. dividere to divide: cf. F. individuel. See {Divide}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not divided, or not to be divided; existing as one entity, or distinct being or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 individual — When used as a noun, individual should denote a single person in contrast with a group of people or with society as a whole: the role of the individual in the community / She continues to treat them as individuals. It is less satisfactory, and… …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 individual — adjetivo 1. Del individuo: libertad individual, rasgos individuales. 2. Que es para un solo individuo: camas individuales, habitaciones individuales. nombre* individual …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 6 Individual — In di*vid u*al, n. 1. A single person, animal, or thing of any kind; a thing or being incapable of separation or division, without losing its identity; especially, a human being; a person. Cowper. [1913 Webster] An object which is in the strict… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 individual — adj. 2 g. 1. Do indivíduo. = PESSOAL ≠ COLETIVO 2. Próprio do indivíduo. = PARTICULAR, PECULIAR 3. Que é destinado apenas a uma pessoa. 4. Que é feito apenas por uma pessoa (ex.: exposição individual). ≠ COLETIVO • s. m. 5. O que é referente… …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 8 individual — adj 1 particular, specific, *special, especial Analogous words: *single, sole, separate, particular Antonyms: general Contrasted words: generic, *universal, common 2 peculiar, distinctive, * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 individual — [adj] distinctive, exclusive alone, characteristic, definite, diacritic, diagnostic, different, discrete, distinct, especial, express, idiosyncratic, indivisible, lone, odd, only, original, own, particular, peculiar, personal, personalized,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 individual — [in΄də vij′o͞o əl; ] often [ in΄divij′əl] adj. [ML individualis < L individuus (< in , IN 2 + dividuus, divisible < dividere, to DIVIDE) + AL] 1. Obs. not divisible; not separable 2. existing as a single, separate thing or being; single; …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 individual — individual. См. индивидуум. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 12 individual — 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al individuo. 2. Particular, propio y característico de alguien o algo …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 13 individual — ► ADJECTIVE 1) single; separate. 2) of or for one particular person. 3) striking or unusual; original. ► NOUN 1) a single human being or item as distinct from a group. 2) a distinctive or original person. DERIVATIVES …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 individual — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ outstanding, talented ▪ key ▪ powerful ▪ creative ▪ average …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 Individual — As commonly used, individual refers to a person or to any specific object in a collection. In the 15th century and earlier, and also today within the fields of statistics and metaphysics, individual means indivisible , typically describing any… …

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  • 16 individual — 1 adjective 1 (only before noun) considered separately from other people or things in the same group: Each individual leaf on the tree is different. | the needs of the individual customer 2 (only before noun) belonging to or intended for one… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 individual — in|di|vid|u|al1 W1S3 [ˌındıˈvıdʒuəl] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Medieval Latin; Origin: individualis, from Latin individuus undividable , from dividere; DIVIDE1] 1.) [only before noun] considered separately from other people or things in the same… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 individual — /in deuh vij ooh euhl/, n. 1. a single human being, as distinguished from a group. 2. a person: a strange individual. 3. a distinct, indivisible entity; a single thing, being, instance, or item. 4. a group considered as a unit. 5. Biol. a. a… …

    Universalium

  • 19 individual — 01. Do you believe that [individual] rights are more important than the collective rights of society? 02. Each chocolate is [individually] wrapped in a colorful foil package. 03. Every [individual] has a unique DNA. 04. British society seems very …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 individual */*/*/ — I UK [ˌɪndɪˈvɪdʒuəl] / US adjective 1) [only before noun] existing or considered separately from other people or things Individual members of the cast contributed greatly to the show s success. individual items of furniture a) [only before noun]… …

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