on a personal level

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on a personal level

:in regard to someone's personal life
  • She has enjoyed great success in her professional life, but, on a (more) personal level, this has been a very stressful time.
  • He is a good boss, but I don't get along with him on a personal level.

Word by Word Definitions

personal play
  1. : of, relating to, or affecting a particular person : private, individual

  2. : done in person without the intervention of another

  3. : carried on between individuals directly

  1. : a short newspaper paragraph relating to the activities of a person or a group or to personal matters

  2. : a short personal communication in a special column of the classified ads section of a newspaper or periodical

  3. : personal foul

level play
  1. : a device for establishing a horizontal line or plane by means of a bubble in a liquid that shows adjustment to the horizontal by movement to the center of a slightly bowed glass tube

  2. : a measurement of the difference of altitude of two points by means of a level

  3. : horizontal condition

  1. : to make (a line or surface) horizontal : make flat or level

  2. : to bring to a horizontal aiming position

  3. : aim, direct

  1. : having no part higher than another : conforming to the curvature of the liquid parts of the earth's surface

  2. : parallel with the plane of the horizon : horizontal

  3. : even or unvarying in height


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