individualized individualized  /ˌɪn dɪ ˈvɪ dʒu ə laɪzd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) made for or directed or adjusted to a particular individual

Usage(s):

  1. After a semester at a local high school, John transferred to Tamiscal High, an alternative school with 100 students and a self-directed, individualized course of study.
  2. That could lead to improved and individualized smoking-cessation drugs and programs, which are currently successful only 25% of the time.
  3. The fact that this sweeping ruling has sprung from such an individualized case is what has most outraged home schooling advocates.

News

  1. Nationwide Children's Hospital Develops First Pediatric-Focused Diabetes Calculator

    Nationwide Children's Hospital recently developed an online resource to help parents manage their child's diabetes more effectively and care for their health at home. The "Diabetes Calculator for Kids," a first of its kind electronic tool geared toward the pediatric patient, allows parents, caregivers and the adolescent patient themselves to create an individualized chart which calculates the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Newswise

  2. Scholarship in Personalized Medicine Awarded at the University of British Columbia

    During the opening of the Personalized Medicine and Individualized Drug Delivery conference at the University of British Columbia today, the $50,000 Ronnie Miller Scholarship in Personalized Medicine was ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The purpose of the (Constitution's) equal protection clause is to ensure that people are treated as individuals, rather than based on the color of their skin," said Roberts. "So saying that this doesn't involve individualized determinations...
    on Dec 4, 2006 By: John Roberts Source: CNN

  2. "This one got more individualized attention," Weis said, smiling. "It didn't have to go to the bulletin board."
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Charlie Weis Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. DeLay said the goal of the new network is "restoring American government to its constitutional roots and advancing the conservative first principles of order, justice and freedom. By developing individualized operations in every United States...
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Tom DeLay Source: Dallas Morning News (registration)

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