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Meaning of "personal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PERSONAL

personal  [ˈpɜːsənəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PERSONAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Personal can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PERSONAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Personal

Personal may refer to: ▪ Personal advertisement, an ad, like a classified ad, generally meant to find romance or friendship ▪ Telecom Personal, a mobile phone company in Argentina and Paraguay ▪ Personal, the debut album by R&B group Men of Vizion ▪ Personal, the first album from singer-songwriter Quique González, and the title song ▪ Personal, a 2014 novel by Lee Child ▪ The Personals, a 1998 short film ▪ The Personals, a 1998 Taiwanese film ▪ The Personal Insurance Company, a Canadian-based group car insurance and home insurance company...

Definition of personal in the English dictionary

The first definition of personal in the dictionary is of or relating to the private aspects of a person's life. Other definition of personal is of or relating to a person's body, its care, or its appearance. Personal is also belonging to or intended for a particular person and no-one else.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PERSONAL


additional
əˈdɪʃənəl
arsenal
ˈɑːsənəl
axonal
ˈæksənəl
constitutional
ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl
educational
ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃənəl
functional
ˈfʌŋkʃənəl
impersonal
ɪmˈpɜːsənəl
international
ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəl
interpersonal
ˌɪntəˈpɜːsənəl
intrapersonal
ˌɪntrəˈpɜːsənəl
national
ˈnæʃənəl
nonpersonal
ˌnɒnˈpɜːsənəl
optional
ˈɒpʃənəl
professional
prəˈfɛʃənəl
superpersonal
ˈsuːpərˌpɜːsənəl
transpersonal
trænzˈpɜːsənəl
tripersonal
traɪˈpɜːsənəl
unipersonal
ˌjuːnɪˈpɜːsənəl
unisonal
juːˈnɪsənəl
up-close-and-personal
ˌʌpkləʊsəndˈpɜːsənəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PERSONAL

personage
personal accident insurance
personal ad
personal allowance
personal assistant
personal belongings
personal best
personal bodyguard
personal call
personal care
personal chair
personal cleanliness
personal column
personal computer
personal details
personal digital assistant
personal effects
personal equation
personal equity plan
personal estate

WORDS THAT END LIKE PERSONAL

chattel personal
conventional
diapasonal
dimensional
emotional
exceptional
hormonal
inspirational
institutional
nonseasonal
occasional
occupational
operational
promotional
seasonal
the National
the Second International
traditional
transitional
up close and personal

Synonyms and antonyms of personal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PERSONAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «personal» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of personal

Translation of «personal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PERSONAL

Find out the translation of personal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of personal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «personal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

私人的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

personal
570 millions of speakers

English

personal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यक्तिगत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شَخْصِيٌّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

личный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pessoal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্যক্তিগত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

personnel
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Peribadi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

persönlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

個人的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

개인의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pribadi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

riêng tư
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தனிப்பட்ட
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वैयक्तिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kişisel
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

personale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

osobisty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

персональний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

personal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προσωπικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

persoonlike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

personlig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

personlig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of personal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PERSONAL»

The term «personal» is very widely used and occupies the 857 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PERSONAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about personal

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10 QUOTES WITH «PERSONAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word personal.
1
George Matthew Adams
No one owns you. One hundred per cent of the stock in your personal corporation belongs to you.
2
Abhishek Bachchan
I'm an actor, paid to act. I don't bring personal problems to the sets. Dad taught me that.
3
Jane Badler
I think no matter how successful our lives may seem to the outside world, we all have our personal struggles.
4
Elizabeth Banks
I love working with a stylist but I also love having personal relationships with designers. A stylist is great for pulling together an entire outfit, accessories included, and for shaking me out of my comfort zone.
5
Antony Beevor
I just love the days when you come out of the archives with half a dozen excellent descriptions or poignant accounts of personal experiences.
6
Yehuda Berg
Personal responsibility is not only recognizing the errors of our ways. personal responsibility lies in our willingness and ability to correct those errors individually and collectively.
7
Jamie Campbell Bower
I suppose with any character that you play you always bring your personal experience to it. You always bring people that you know or that you've met and sort of - this is what I do, I mean, I don't know what anyone else does - but people that you know or that you've met that have affected you in certain ways, you bring into it.
8
John le Carre
I wrote 'The Spy Who Came in from the Cold' at the age of 30 under intense, unshared personal stress and in extreme privacy. As an intelligence officer in the guise of a junior diplomat at the British Embassy in Bonn, I was a secret to my colleagues, and much of the time to myself.
9
Chip Conley
Great leaders help their people see how they can directly impact the company's objectives and their own personal goals.
10
James F. Cooper
They who have reasoned ignorantly, or who have aimed at effecting their personal ends by flattering the popular feeling, have boldly affirmed that 'one man is as good as another;' a maxim that is true in neither nature, revealed morals, nor political theory.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PERSONAL»

Discover the use of personal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to personal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Wall Street Journal Guide to Understanding Personal Finance
Covers banking services, credit, home finance, financial planning, investments, and taxes.
Kenneth M. Morris, Virginia B. Morris, 2004
2
Personal Identity
This volume brings together the vital contributions of distinguished past and contemporary philosophers to the important topic of personal identity.
John Perry, 2008
3
The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business
Read this book and in one week you will learn the principles it takes most people a lifetime to master.
Josh Kaufman, 2010
4
Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-critical Philosophy
This text represnts a contribution to 20th-century thought, and continues to make valuable insights to our understanding of how knowledge functions.
Michael Polanyi, 1962
5
NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training
Developed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), this book is designed to help people prepare for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Certification exam or learn the basic principles of personal training using NASM's ...
‎2008
6
The Nature of Personal Reality: Specific, Practical ...
In this perennial bestseller, Seth challenges our assumptions about the nature of reality.
Jane Roberts, Seth (Spirit), 1994
7
A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the ...
This book is an exciting history of the personal computer revolution.
Roy A. Allan, 2001
8
Personal Responsibility: Why It Matters
Individual responsibility is an issue at the heart of public debates surrounding justice today - this book explores the philosophical implications of this hugely topical contemporary debate.
Alexander Brown, 2009
9
How to Build and Manage a Personal Injury Practice
This book discusses the basic differences between personal injury law and other types of law practice and provides guidance for avoiding common pitfalls.
K. William Gibson, 2006
10
Personal Finance
Using a structured, step-by-step approach, this market-leading text helps students learn how to save and invest, manage student loans, file taxes, decrease credit card debt, and plan for the future.
E. Thomas Garman, Raymond Forgue, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PERSONAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term personal is used in the context of the following news items.
1
In Kenya, Obama urges reforms even as he emphasizes personal
NAIROBI — The connection between President Obama and Kenya has always been an echo of his relationship with his Kenyan father, which ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
2
Rand Paul attacks Hillary Clinton's use of personal email on Fox …
Clinton had denied that her personal server carried messages with classified information, and it's not clear if the messages were classified after ... «PolitiFact, Jul 15»
3
Ravenhall prison guards' personal data accessed during remand …
Prisoners accessed the personal information of prison guards during riots in Melbourne's Metropolitan Remand Centre, Corrections Victoria ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
'Personal reasons' leads CB Ryon'e Winters to transfer from Wyoming
“I have made the decision that I will no longer play football at the University of Wyoming for personal reasons, and I will be taking my talents ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»
5
Jamaal Charles remembers personal struggles in emotional speech …
... opening ceremony of the Special Olympics when Charles delivered an emotional speech and touched on his personal struggles as a boy. «KCTV Kansas City, Jul 15»
6
Covering Greece: When It's Not Just A Story, It's Personal
Editor's Note: Reporter Joanna Kakissis was born in Greece but grew up in the U.S. She returned to Greece in 2010 just as the economic ... «NPR, Jul 15»
7
'I Am Cait': Caitlyn Jenner Gets Personal in Series Premiere
Luckily, Cait has two fun, supportive friends that will be featured on the show, Ronda, her friend and personal assistant, and Courtney, her ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jul 15»
8
National Night Out is personal for Ridgeway neighborhood resident
85° Clear. advertisement. Home · News. Close. 1 of 2. National Night Out is personal for Ridgeway neighborhood resident. Kayla Piedimonte ... «Columbia Missourian, Jul 15»
9
Virus targeting banking, personal info prowling Indian cyberspace
The agency said once the virus infects a system successfully, it is capable of stealing Personal Identifiable Information (PII) from the affected ... «Financial Express, Jul 15»
10
With rise of personal coaches, can anyone still be the QB?
Personal training starts early for most quarterbacks and it can be costly. It is a booming business, with some parents spending thousands of ... «SunHerald.com, Jul 15»

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