Meaning of “individualist” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “individualist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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individualistnoun [ C ]

us /ˌɪn·dəˈvɪdʒ·u·ə·lɪst/

a person who is different and original in his or her thoughts and actions:

Even though she’s part of the mainstream, McCardell remains an individualist who thinks for herself.
adjective us /ˈɪn·dəˌvɪdʒ·u·əˈlɪs·tɪk/

The company’s individualistic, entrepreneurial style may not fit with its new owner’s bureaucratic approach.

(Definition of “individualist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)