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Definition of Individual

Individual

  1. Not divided, or not to be divided; existing as one entity, or distinct being or object; single; one; as, an individual man, animal, or city.
  2. Of or pertaining to one only; peculiar to, or characteristic of, a single person or thing; distinctive; as, individual traits of character; individual exertions; individual peculiarities.
  3. A single person, animal, or thing of any kind; a thing or being incapable of separation or division, without losing its identity; especially, a human being; a person.
  4. An independent, or partially independent, zooid of a compound animal.
  5. The product of a single egg, whether it remains a single animal or becomes compound by budding or fission.

Individual Quotations

I hope I'm an individual. I suppose an eccentric is a super individual.
Margaret Rutherford

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
Ronald Reagan

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.
Albert Einstein
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Individual Translations

individual in Afrikaans is individueel, persoonlik
individual in Dutch is hoofdelijk, individueel
individual in French is individu, individuel
individual in German is Individual, eigenwillig, individuell
individual in Italian is individuale, individuo
individual in Latin is specialissimus
individual in Spanish is individual, individuo
individual in Swedish is individuell, enskild, individ, personlig

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