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Meaning of “personality” in the English Dictionary

"personality" in British English

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personalitynoun

uk   /ˌpɜː.sənˈæl.ə.ti/  us   /ˌpɝː.sənˈæl.ə.t̬i/
  • personality noun (CHARACTER)

B2 [C or U] the ​type of ​person you are, ​shown by the way you ​behave, ​feel, and ​think: She has a very ​warm personality. He is well ​qualified for the ​job, but he does ​lack personality (= he is a ​boringperson).

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

"personality" in American English

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personalitynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌpɜr·səˈnæl·ɪ·t̬i/
the ​specialcombination of ​qualities in a ​person that makes that ​person different from ​others, as ​shown by the way the ​personbehaves, ​feels, and ​thinks: [C] She has a ​cheerful, ​attractive personality. [U] Personality is ​formed at a very early ​age. A personality is also a ​famousperson, esp. in ​popularentertainment or ​sports: [C] a TV personality
(Definition of personality from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"personality" in Business English

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personalitynoun

uk   us   /ˌpɜːsənˈæləti/ (personalities)
[C or U] HR the ​type of ​person you are, which is shown by the way you ​behave, ​feel, and ​think: He has a ​dynamic personality, makes excellent decisions, and is a ​trueleader. The ​realissue is about personality clashes with ​management.
[U] LAW the ​quality an ​organization has when it is seen as being ​legallyseparate from its ​owners: In England and Wales, a ​partnership does not have ​separatelegal personality.
[C or U] MARKETING the set of ​qualities that make a ​product interesting, attractive, etc.: A corporate personality can become a ​tangibleasset. Product personality is ​determined by how a ​product looks and how it is perceived
(Definition of personality from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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