individualnoun [C]uk /ˌɪn.dɪˈvɪdʒ.u.əl/ us /ˌɪn.dəˈvɪdʒ.u.əl/
individual noun [C] (SINGLE)
- The new tax system would be calculated on the value of property owned by an individual.
- It's a global problem - what can individuals do about it?
- He's an extremely unattractive individual, don't you think?
- The complexity and costliness of the judicial system militate against justice for the individual.
- The government has been encouraging individuals to opt out of the state pension scheme.
individual noun [C] (DIFFERENT)
individualadjectiveuk /ˌɪn.dɪˈvɪdʒ.u.əl/ us /ˌɪn.dəˈvɪdʒ.u.əl/
individual adjective (SINGLE)
- Their youngest child is at the stage where she can say individual words but not full sentences.
- The United States is a federation of 50 individual states.
- The local education authorities have devolved financial control to individual schools.
- She thinks that young people today are too concerned with individual happiness and gratification.
- This party stands for low taxes and individual freedom.
individual adjective (DIFFERENT)