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individuo

el individuo, la individua(
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (unknown person)
a. individual
Un individuo de aspecto extraño merodeaba alrededor de la joyería.An individual with a strange look about him was prowling around the jeweler's.
b. person
¿Has visto un individuo con pelo rojo y una chaqueta azul en esta área?Have you seen a person with red hair and a blue jacket around these parts?
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(person whose name or condition you refuse to say)
a. individual
No quiero volver a ver en mi vida a esa individua.I don't want to see that individual again in my life.
b. character
El individuo con el que estás casada te hará la vida imposible.The character you are married to will make your life miserable.
3. (member of a species)
a. individual
Esta especie cuenta con individuos que atacan en grupo.This species has individuals who attack in groups.
4. (human being)
a. individual
El individuo tiene una capacidad racional innata.The individual has an inherent capacity for reasoning.
5. (fellow)
a. member
Los individuos del partido animalista se reunirán con el presidente.The members of the animal rights group will meet with the president.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
6. (for one person)
a. individual
Siempre compro raciones individuales para no desperdiciar comida.I always buy individual portions so as not to throw away food.
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individuo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (ser individual)
a. person, individual
los derechos del individuothe rights of the individual
2. (persona desconocida)
a. person, individual
dos individuos atracaron un bancotwo people o individuals robbed a bank
3. (mala persona)
a. individual
no me gusta nada el individuo con el que salesI don't like that individual o character you're going out with at all
4. (de especie)
a.
quedan sólo 200 individuos de esta especieonly 200 individuals remain of this species
cada individuo ocupa un territorioeach animal occupies its own territory
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individuo
adjective
individual
1 (persona) (gen) individual; individual; character
el individuo en cuestión the person in question
él cuida bien de su individuo
2 (socio) member; fellow
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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