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English definition of “personality”

personality

noun
 
 
/ˌpɜːsənˈæləti/
CHARACTER [C] B2 the way you are as a person: She's got a lovely, bubbly personality.Mind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
FAMOUS [C] B2 a famous person: a well-known TV personalityFame and famousFamous peopleImportant people and describing important people
INTERESTING [U] B2 the quality of having a very strong or interesting character: Sales people need a lot of personality.Mind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
(Definition of personality from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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