Personal meaning

pûrsə-nəl
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Of or relating to a particular person; private.
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(law) Of or relating to the person.

Personal property as opposed to real property; personal jurisdiction as opposed to in rem jurisdiction.

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The definition of personal is about you, related to you or affecting you, as opposed to the outside world or to anyone else.

An example of personal information is your name, address, phone number and social security number.

An example of personal finance is your individual financial picture and money management strategy.

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A column in a newspaper or magazine featuring personal notices.
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Of or relating to the body or physical being.

Personal cleanliness.

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(grammar) Indicating grammatical person.
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Done in person or by oneself without the use of another person or outside agency.

A personal interview.

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Involving persons or human beings.

Personal relationships.

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Of the person, body, or physical appearance.

Personal hygiene.

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(gram.) Indicating grammatical person.

Personal pronouns, personal endings of verbs in Greek and other highly inflected languages.

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(law) Of or constituting personal property.
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A local news item about a person or persons.
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Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.
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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.

Personal question; personal desire.

Her song was her personal look at the values of friendship.

You can't read my diary - it is personal.

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Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal.

Personal charms.

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Done in person; without the intervention of another.

A personal interview; personal settings.

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An advertisement by which individuals attempt to meet others with similar interests.
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(grammar) Denoting a person.
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A personal item or notice in a newspaper.
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Of or peculiar to a certain person; private; individual.
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A movable; a chattel.
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Relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks.
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Relating to or having the nature of a person or self-conscious being.

Belief in a personal God.

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Concerning a particular person and his or her private business, interests, or activities; intimate.

I have something personal to tell you.

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Of, like, or having the nature of a person, or rational, self-conscious being.
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Origin of personal