Definition of individually in English:


Line breaks: in¦di|vidu¦al¦ly
Pronunciation: /ɪndɪˈvɪdjʊ(ə)li


  • 1One by one; singly; separately: individually wrapped cheeses
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    • This was done by the data collector for each patient individually in a separate room.
    • The two sides did a lot of talking today - not individually, but rather separately in their own camps.
    • Targets are separated and individually managed and displayed on situational displays.
    one at a time, one by one, singly, separately, independently, discretely, apart; Latin seriatim
    formal severally
  • 1.1In a distinctive manner: Dublin people dress more individually than people in London
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    • Their tone was well-blended when need be but individually distinctive when called for.
    • We all order the same dish, off a set menu, but in our individually distinctive voices.
    • The bedrooms range from standard, superior and deluxe to suites, all en-suite and individually designed and decorated.
  • 2Personally; in an individual capacity: partnerships and individually owned firms
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    • If an issue affects someone personally and individually, then the communication should be one to one, face to face.
    • Democracy, after all, is not about which personality we, individually, like or dislike.
    • They have different personalities and react individually to their bereavement.

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