Spanish translation of “person”
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person noun /ˈpəːsn/ ( plural people /ˈpiːpl/, persons)
› a human being
There’s a person outside who wants to speak to you Some people are never satisfied. › a person’s body
He never carried money on his person (= with him in his pockets etc). personal adjective › one’s own
This is his personal opinion The matter will have my personal attention. › private
This is a personal matter between him and me. › in person
The Prime Minister will make a personal appearance. › (making remarks which are) insulting, especially about a person’s appearance etc
indiscreto, maleducado, ofensivo
personal remarks Don’t be personal! personality noun ( plural personalities) › a person’s characteristics (of the mind, the emotions etc) as a whole
a likeable / forceful (= strong) personality. › strong, distinctive (usually attractive) character
She is not beautiful, but she has a lot of personality. › a well-known person
a television personality (also adjective) a personality cult (= very great, usually too great, admiration for a person, usually a political leader). personalize verb ( also personalise (British)) › to mark or decorate something to show that it belongs to a particular person
Upon arrival, they gave her a special invitation that had been personalized with her name. › to make, design, or change something so that it meets the needs of a particular person
All games can be personalized to suit the needs and interests of each individual child. › to discuss something by referring to the people involved rather than to more general facts
Tabloid newspapers have a tendency to personalize politics. personalized adjective ( also personalised (British)) ›
personalized handkerchiefs embroidered with your initials. personally adverb › in one’s own opinion
Personally, I prefer the other one. › doing something oneself, not having or letting someone else do it on one’s behalf
personalmente, en persona
He thanked me personally. personal assistant noun › (also PA) (British) someone whose job is to help a manager by writing letters and making arrangements.
personal computer noun › (also PC) a small computer that can be used independently by an individual user for word-processing, games, e-mail, storage of information. etc.
personal organizer ( (also personal organiserBritish)) › a small book with loose pages or a small computer that you use to write down important information such addresses, phone numbers, and the dates of meetings.
personal pronoun noun › (linguistics) a pronoun which refers to the first, second, or third persons.
personal stereo noun › (also Walkman®) a small (radio and) cassette player with headphones that enables the person wearing it to listen to music while walking etc.
personal trainer noun › someone whose job is to help someone become physically fit by suggesting and demonstrating exercises they should do.
personal watercraft noun › a small boat for one or two people that is ridden like a motorcycle.
in person › personally; one’s self, not represented by someone else
The Queen was there in person I’d like to thank him in person.