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Individual members of the cast contributed greatly to the show's success.
individual items of furniture
Choose a savings account to match your individual needs.
The food was packaged in individual servings.
He has found a very individual poetic voice.
The new shopping centre contains many highly individual gift shops.
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American English version of definition of individual
a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
the path that is taken by an object moving around a larger object in space
an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …
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Definition of individual from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.