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"individualism" in American English

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individualismnoun [U]

us   /ˌɪn·dəˈvɪdʒ·u·əˌlɪz·əm/
social studies the idea that each person should think and act independently rather than depending on others: Many Americans believe strongly in individualism.
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individualismnoun [U]

uk   /ˌɪn.dɪˈvɪdʒ.u.ə.lɪ.zəm/ us   /ˌɪn.dəˈvɪdʒ.u.ə.lɪ.zəm/
individualistic
adjective uk   /ˌɪn.dɪˌvɪdʒ.u.əˈlɪs.tɪk/ us   /ˌɪn.dəˌvɪdʒ.u.əˈlɪs.t̬ɪk/
Her approach is highly individualistic and may not be suitable for everyone.
individualistically
adverb uk   /ˌɪn.dɪ.vɪdʒ.u.əˈlɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/ us   /ˌɪn.də.vɪdʒ.u.əˈlɪs.t̬ɪ.kəl.i/
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"individualism" in Business English

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individualismnoun [U]

uk   /ˌɪndɪˈvɪdʒuəlɪzəm/ us   POLITICS, ECONOMICS
the principle that the single person is more important than the group and that people should work and own things for their own advantage: What remains of the public realm in an era of economic individualism?
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