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in·di·vid·u·al·ist

 (ĭn′də-vĭj′o͞o-ə-lĭst)
n.
1. One that asserts individuality by independence of thought and action.
2. An advocate of individualism.

in′di·vid′u·al·is′tic adj.
in′di·vid′u·al·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.individualistic - marked by or expressing individuality; "an individualistic way of dressing"
individual, single - being or characteristic of a single thing or person; "individual drops of rain"; "please mark the individual pages"; "they went their individual ways"
2.individualistic - with minimally restricted freedom in commerce
capitalistic, capitalist - favoring or practicing capitalism

individualistic

individualistic

adjective
Concerned with the person rather than with society:
Translations

individualistic

[ˈɪndɪˌvɪdjʊəˈlɪstɪk] ADJindividualista

individualistic

[ˌɪndɪvɪdʒuəˈlɪstɪk] adjindividualiste

individualistic

individualistic

[ˌɪndɪˌvɪdjʊəˈlɪstɪk] adjindividualistico/a
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It persisted in holding to a local and individualistic view of its business.
In his social theory Browning differs not only from Tennyson but from the prevailing thought of his age, differs in that his emphasis is individualistic.
It was a knock- me-down doctrine--a practical individualistic doctrine.
Often Levin had admired this life, often he had a sense of envy of the men who led this life; but today for the first time, especially under the influence of what he had seen in the attitude of Ivan Parmenov to his young wife, the idea presented itself definitely to his mind that it was in his power to exchange the dreary, artificial, idle, and individualistic life he was leading for this laborious, pure, and socially delightful life.
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He emphasised the difference between collective and individualistic societies and said Gulf ideals about leadership should be adopted in the West.
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People with strong individualistic values emphasize autonomy, independence, and individual initiative (Hofstede 1980).
Most epidemiologists prefer an exclusive individualistic approach, although the importance of a multilevel causal approach is widely recognized (Diez-Roux 2002).
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Person-centred care is introduced and highlighted throughout to provide a focus on the individualistic, interactive and wholistic nature of nursing and midwifery care.