once the preserve of psychologists, has crept into the language of the curriculum vitae, in which no applicant's credentials are adequate without an endorsement of his or her interpersonal skills, i.e. the ability to deal effectively with other people. It is also widely used by sociologists to refer to the ways in which people treat each other in everyday life:

• The social workers in their study appeared to be more aware than the psychiatrists of the relevance of interpersonal and family problems —K. Hawton et al., 1990.

Modern English usage. 2014.

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  • interpersonal — UK US /ˌɪntəˈpɜːsənəl/ adjective [before noun] ► connected with relationships between people: interpersonal relations/relationships/skills »The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills …   Financial and business terms

  • interpersonal — adj. Se aplica a las relaciones personales entre individuos. * * * interpersonal. adj. Que existe o se desarrolla entre dos o más personas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • interpersonal — [in΄tər pʉr′sə nəl] adj. 1. between persons [interpersonal relationships] 2. of or involving relations between persons interpersonally adv …   English World dictionary

  • interpersonal — Relativo a las interacciones entre individuos. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • interpersonal — (adj.) 1842, from INTER (Cf. inter ) + PERSONAL (Cf. personal). Introduced in a psychological sense 1938 by H.S. Sullivan (1892 1949) to describe behavior between people in an encounter …   Etymology dictionary

  • interpersonal — adj. Que existe o se desarrolla entre dos o más personas …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • interpersonal — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to relationships or communication between people. DERIVATIVES interpersonally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • interpersonal — in|ter|per|son|al [ ,ıntər pɜrsənl ] adjective only before noun involving relationships between people: interpersonal relationships interpersonal skills (=the ability to create good relationships between yourself and other people): The successful …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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