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"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 boring person).

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personalitynoun [C/U]

us   /ˌpɜr·səˈnæl·ɪ·t̬i/
the special combination of qualities in a person that makes that person different from others, as shown by the way the person behaves, feels, and thinks: [C] She has a cheerful, attractive personality. [U] Personality is formed at a very early age.
A personality is also a famous person, esp. in popular entertainment 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   /ˌpɜːsənˈæləti/ us   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 true leader. The real issue is about personality clashes with management.
[U] LAW the quality an organization has when it is seen as being legally separate from its owners: In England and Wales, a partnership does not have separate legal personality.
[C or U] MARKETING the set of qualities that make a product interesting, attractive, etc.: A corporate personality can become a tangible asset. 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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