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individual

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌɪndɪˈvɪdʒuəl/
a single person, especially when compared to the group or set to which they belong: The new tax would be calculated on the value of property owned by an individual.
Translations of “individual”
in Arabic فَرْد…
in Korean 개인…
in Malaysian peribadi…
in French personne…
in Turkish fert, birey, kişi…
in Italian individuo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 單個, 個人,個體…
in Russian личность, индивидуальность, тип…
in Polish osoba, jednostka, osobnik…
in Vietnamese một con người…
in Spanish persona, individuo…
in Portuguese indivíduo, pessoa…
in Thai บุคคล…
in German die Person…
in Catalan individu, -ídua…
in Japanese 個人, 一人の人間…
in Indonesian pribadi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 单个, 个人,个体…
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