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individual

in·di·vid·u·al

individual

 
 
pronunciation:
In dih vI ju l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: single, separate, or different from others.
You need to water each individual plant.
synonyms:
distinct, single, sole
similar words:
alone
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a single human being; person.
Each individual in this country has certain rights.
synonyms:
human, person
similar words:
being, creature, one
Word History
Individual comes from individuus, a Latin word that means "indivisible (not able to be divided)."
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The word individual contains the following part:
divid, divis Latin root that means divide