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individual

individual(
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dih
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vih
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (person)
a. el individuo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I am not criticising any individual or group.No estoy criticando a ningún individuo o grupo.
b. el individuo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la individua
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
She's a very odd individual.Es una individua la mar de rara.
c. el tipo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la tipa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I saw a suspicious individual loitering near the premises.Vi a un tipo sospechoso que merodeaba por el local.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (for one person)
a. individual
I freeze the sauce in individual portions.Congelo la salsa en porciones individuales.
3. (of one person)
a. individual
Our English school tailors the classes to your individual needs.Nuestra academia de inglés adapta las clases a sus necesidades individuales.
b. personal
Individual tastes vary enormously.Los gustos personales varían enormemente.
4. (distinctive)
a. individual
Each teacher approaches the subject in an individual way.Cada profesor tiene su manera individual de abordar el tema.
b. personal
She has such an individual style in the way she dresses!¡Tiene un estilo tan personal vistiendo!
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individual
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (person)
a. el individuo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (of or for one person, thing)
a. individual
3. (characteristic)
a. personal
4. (single)
a. individual
the individual hospitals are responsible for running their own affairscada hospital lleva sus propios asuntos
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individual [ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊəl]
adjective
1 (separate) individual
we are not able to comment on individual cases no podemos hacer comentarios sobre casos individuales; we look after the welfare of individual members nos cuidamos del bienestar de cada miembro individualmente
2 (for one) particular; propio
each room has its individual telephone cada cuarto tiene su teléfono propio
3 (personal) [+tastes] personal
the constitution respects individual rights la constitución respeta los derechos del individuo; the programme is tailored to your individual needs el programa se adapta a sus necesidades particulares
4 (distinctive)
he has a very individual style tiene un estilo muy personal or original
noun
individuo (m)
how could a single individual have achieved all this? ¿cómo podía haber conseguido todo esto un individuo por sí solo?; he's a thoroughly nasty individual es un individuo sumamente desagradable
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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