Translation of "person" - English-Vietnamese dictionary


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

theo người
He never carried money on his person (= with him
in his pockets etc).
personal adjective

one’s own

cá nhân
This is his personal opinion
The matter will have my personal attention.


riêng tư
This is a personal matter between him and me.

in person

đích thân
The Prime Minister will make a personal appearance.

(making remarks which are) insulting, especially about a person’s appearance etc

nhận xét về cá nhân một người
personal remarks
Don’t be personal!
personality noun (plural personalities)

a person’s characteristics (of the mind, the emotions etc) as a whole

tính cách
a likeable / forceful (= strong) personality.

strong, distinctive (usually attractive) character

cá tính
She is not beautiful, but she has a lot of personality.

a well-known person

người nổi tiếng
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

dành riêng
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

cá nhân hóa
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

chuyện riêng tư
Tabloid newspapers have a tendency to personalize politics.
personalized adjective ( also personalised (British))

thuộc cá nhân
personalized handkerchiefs embroidered with your initials.
personally adverb

in one’s own opinion

về phần tôi
Personally, I prefer the other one.

doing something oneself, not having or letting someone else do it on one’s behalf

với tư cách cá nhân
He thanked me personally.
personal assistant noun

(also PA) (British) someone whose job is to help a manager by writing letters and making arrangements.

trợ lý riêng
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.

máy tính cá nhân
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.

sổ tay
personal pronoun noun

(linguistics) a pronoun which refers to the first, second, or third persons.

đại từ nhân xưng
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.

máy nghe nhạc cá nhân
personal trainer noun

someone whose job is to help someone become physically fit by suggesting and demonstrating exercises they should do.

huấn luyện viên cá nhân
personal watercraft noun

a small boat for one or two people that is ridden like a motorcycle.

thuyền cho một hoặc hai người
in person

personally; one’s self, not represented by someone else

trực tiếp/ đích thân
The Queen was there in person
I’d like to thank him in person.

(Translation of “person” from the PASSWORD English-Vietnamese Dictionary © 2015 K Dictionaries Ltd)