[in-duh-vij-oo-uh l] /ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ u əl/ noun 1. a single human being, as distinguished from a group. 2. a person: a strange individual. 3. a distinct, indivisible entity; a single thing, being, instance, or item. 4. a group considered as a unit. 5. Biology. 6. Cards. a duplicate-bridge tournament in which each player plays the […]
[in-duh-vij-oo-uh-lahyz] /ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ u əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), individualized, individualizing. 1. to make or distinctive; give an or distinctive character to. 2. to mention, indicate, or consider ; specify; particularize. /ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊəˌlaɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to make or mark as individual or distinctive in character 2. to consider or treat individually; particularize 3. to make […]
[in-duh-vij-oo-uh-liz-uh m] /ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ u əˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. a social theory advocating the liberty, rights, or independent action of the individual. 2. the principle or habit of or belief in independent thought or action. 3. the pursuit of individual rather than common or collective interests; egoism. 4. individual character; individuality. 5. an individual peculiarity. […]
[in-duh-vij-oo-uh-list] /ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ u ə lɪst/ noun 1. a person who shows great independence or in thought or action. 2. an advocate of . /ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊəlɪst/ noun 1. a person who shows independence and individuality in his behaviour, opinions, or actions 2. an advocate of individualism n. 1840, from individual + -ist. Related: Individualistic.