individually

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individual UK US /ˌɪndɪˈvɪdʒuəl/ adjective [before noun]
considered separately from the other things in a group: »

In some individual cases, travel and related payments constitute gifts.

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We deal with each case on an individual basis.

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We represent businesses, not an individual business.

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Lumping all the brands together could weaken the individual brand identities.

relating to a single, separate person: »

Do you require family or individual health insurance?

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It is up to the individual investor to decide where they are going to invest.

individually adverb
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Each employee's claim will be considered individually.

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individual UK US /ˌɪndɪˈvɪdʒuəl/ noun [C]
a single person, especially when compared to the group or set to which they belong: »

The new tax would be calculated on the value of property owned by an individual.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Individually — In di*vid u*al*ly, adv. 1. In an individual manner or relation; as individuals; separately; each by itself; as, every person must apply individually for admission. Individually or collectively. Burke. [1913 Webster] How should that subsist… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • individually — index in person, particularly, respectively Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • individually — (adv.) 1590s, indivisibly, from INDIVIDUAL (Cf. individual) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Meaning as individuals is from 1640s …   Etymology dictionary

  • individually — *each, apiece, severally, respectively …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • individually — [adv] separately alone, apart, by oneself, distinctively, exclusively, independently, one at a time, one by one, personally, restrictedly, severally, singly, without help; concept 544 Ant. together …   New thesaurus

  • individually — [in΄də vij′o͞o əl ē, in΄dəvij′əl ē] adv. 1. as an individual or individuals rather than as a group; one at a time; separately; singly 2. as an individual with special characteristics; personally 3. in a way showing individual characteristics;… …   English World dictionary

  • individually — /in deuh vij ooh euh lee/, adv. 1. one at a time; separately: The delegates were introduced individually. 2. personally: Each of us is individually responsible. 3. in an individual or personally unique manner: Her interpretation was individually… …   Universalium

  • individually — adv. Individually is used with these adjectives: ↑responsible Individually is used with these verbs: ↑examine, ↑house, ↑negotiate, ↑number, ↑tailor, ↑test, ↑work, ↑wrap …   Collocations dictionary

  • individually — in|di|vid|u|al|ly [ˌındıˈvıdʒuəli] adv separately, not together in a group ▪ The bridegroom thanked them all individually. ▪ individually wrapped portions of cheese …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • individually — adverb separately, not together in a group: The bridegroom thanked them all individually. (sentence adverb): Individually, they re nice kids, but in a group they can be a nightmare! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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