Meaning of “individual” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˌɪndɪˈvɪdʒuəl/

B2 a person, especially when considered separately and not as part of a group:

We try to treat our students as individuals.
SPECIAL informal

a person with a special characteristic, usually one you dislike:

a ruthless individual

(Definition of “individual noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)