Definition of personal column in English:

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personal column

Pronunciation: /ˈpərs(ə)n(ə)l ˈkäləm/

noun

(usually personal columns)
A section of a newspaper devoted to personal ads.
Example sentences
  • The personal columns of magazines and newspapers are full of advertisements for counsellors.
  • Social and personal columns in the newspapers will definitely be worth watching closely for good value holidays in top quality hotels.
  • Through cartoons, poetry, picture stories, and personal columns, newspapers were able to enliven their output and often touch obliquely on sensitive issues.
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