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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·di·vid·u·al /ˌɪndəˈvɪʤwəl, ˈvɪʤəwəl, ˈvɪʤəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·di·vid·u·al a.
 1. Not divided, or not to be divided; existing as one entity, or distinct being or object; single; one; as, an individual man, animal, or city.
    Mind has a being of its own, distinct from that of all other things, and is pure, unmingled, individual substance.   --A. Tucker.
    United as one individual soul.   --Milton.
 2. Of or pertaining to one only; peculiar to, or characteristic of, a single person or thing; distinctive; as, individual traits of character; individual exertions; individual peculiarities.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·di·vid·u·al, n.
 1. A single person, animal, or thing of any kind; a thing or being incapable of separation or division, without losing its identity; especially, a human being; a person.
    An object which is in the strict and primary sense one, and can not be logically divided, is called an individual.   --Whately.
    That individuals die, his will ordains.   --Dryden.
 2. Zool. (a) An independent, or partially independent, zooid of a compound animal. (b) The product of a single egg, whether it remains a single animal or becomes compound by budding or fission.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being or characteristic of a single thing or person;
             "individual drops of rain"; "please mark the
             individual pages"; "they went their individual ways"
             [ant: common]
      2: separate and distinct from others of the same kind; "mark
         the individual pages"; "on a case-by-case basis" [syn: case-by-case,
      3: characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing; "an
         individual serving"; "separate rooms"; "single occupancy";
         "a single bed" [syn: separate, single(a)]
      4: concerning one person exclusively; "we all have individual
         cars"; "each room has a private bath" [syn: individual(a),
      n 1: a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
           [syn: person, someone, somebody, mortal, human,
      2: a single organism