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Etymology

From Old French personel (modern: personnel).

Pronunciation

Adjective

personal (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
personal

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.
  2. Of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or general; as, personal comfort; personal desire.
  3. Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal; as, personal charms.
  4. Done in person; without the intervention of another.
  5. Relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks.
  6. Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun.

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Noun

Singular
personal

Plural
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personal ({{{1}}})
  1. A advertisement by which individuals attempt to meet others with similar interests.
  2. A movable; a chattel.

Spanish

Adjective

personal m. and f. (plural personales)

  1. personal

Noun

personal m. (plural personales)

Singular
personal m.

Plural
personales m.

  1. personnel

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