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English definition of “individual”

individual

noun [C]    /ˌɪn·dəˈvɪdʒ·u·əl/
a single person or thing, esp. when compared to the group or set to which it belongs: We will remember him as an individual who always tried to make people happy. individual    /ˌɪn·dəˈvɪdʒ·u·əl/ adjective [not gradable] Every company has its own individual style. individually    /ˌɪn·dəˈvɪdʒ·u·ə·li/ adverb [not gradable] The children will first sing individually and then as a group.
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