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English definition of “individualism”

individualism

noun [U] (SINGLE)    /ˌɪn.dɪˈvɪd.ju.ə.lɪ.zəm/
the idea that freedom of thought and action for each person is the most important quality of a society, rather than shared effort and responsibilityPhilosophy
(Definition of individualism noun (SINGLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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