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

Definition of individually in English:


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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