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individual

noun

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1 a member of the human race
  • Every individual has value.
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son of man

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2 one that has a real and independent existence
  • Our general concept of what constitutes a chair is based on our experience with many individuals that were called chairs.
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individual

adjective

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1 of, relating to, or belonging to a single person
  • Everyone has his or her own individual opinion about the subject, but you will have to work together.
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2 not the same or shared
  • Guest rooms at the inn have individual bathrooms.
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3 serving to identify as belonging to an individual or group
  • He's got a highly individual laugh that I would know anywhere.
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special, especial, specific, particular, individual mean of or relating to one thing or class. special stresses having a quality, character, identity, or use of its own.
    • special ingredients
especial may add implications of preeminence or preference.
    • a matter of especial importance
specific implies a quality or character distinguishing a kind or a species.
    • children with specific nutritional needs
particular stresses the distinctness of something as an individual.
    • a ballet step of particular difficulty
individual implies unequivocal reference to one of a class or group.
    • valued each individual opinion


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