Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun, adjective

Definitions: (noun) An individual is a single person, looked at separately from others. (adjective) An individual person or thing is looked at separately from others.

Examples: (noun) A country must balance the rights of individuals with the rights of groups. (noun) One of the most difficult parts of growing up is learning to form your own ideas; to become an individual. (adjective) This office assists whole families rather than individual family members.

Synonyms: adjectives: single, separate. nouns: human, person.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 A