Fr.: 1) individu; 2) individuel
1a) A single human being, as distinguished from a group (Dictionary.com).
M.E., from M.L. individualis, from L. individuus "indivisible," from → in- "not, opposite of" + dividuus "divisible," from dividere, → divide.
Takâl, from tak, → single, + suffix -âl, → -al; takâli with adj. suffix -i.
Fr.: constant individuel
In predicate logic: A → word or → expression that represents a → specific → individual or → object. A single object can be denoted by multiple individual constants, reflecting the fact that objects can have multiple names. On the other hand, any individual constant can only denote one object. Individual constants are represented by lower case letters from the beginning of the alphabet: a, b, c.
→ individual; → constant.
Fr.: variable individuel
In → predicate logic, a variable which represents an unspecified → subject. Individual variables work just as do variables in algebra, they stand in for a value, but have no fixed value of their own. They are represented by lower case letters taken from the end of the alphabet x, y, z; and if additional variables are needed by u, v, w, as well.
→ individual; → variable.
1) A social theory advocating the liberty, rights, or independent action of the
→ individual; → -ism.
1) A person who shows great independence or individuality in thought or action
→ individual; → -ist.
The particular character, or aggregate of qualities, that distinguishes one person or thing from others (Dictionary.com).
→ individual; → -ity.
The process or state of discriminating the individual from the generic group or species.
→ individualize; → -tion.
To make individual or distinctive; give an individual or distinctive character to (Dictionary.com).
→ individual; → -ize.