Translation of "person" - English-French dictionary

person

noun countableperson /ˈpɜrsən/ ( plural people )
a human being
personne feminine

What sort of person would steal money from a child?
Quelle sorte de personne volerait de l'argent à un enfant ?

He's the one person I thought I could trust.
Il est la seule personne dont je pensais que je pourrais lui faire confiance.
in person
done yourself and not by letter, on the telephone, etc.
en personne

You can apply for your passport online or in person.
Vous pouvez demander votre passeport en ligne ou en personne.

(Translation of “person” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

person

noun /ˈpəːsn/ (plural people /ˈpiːpl/, persons)

a human being

personne
There’s a person outside who wants to speak to you.

a person’s body

soi
He never carried money on his person (= with him
in his pockets etc).
personal adjective

one’s own

personnel
This is his personal opinion
The matter will have my personal attention.

private

personnel
This is a personal matter between him and me.

in person

en personne
The Prime Minister will make a personal appearance.

(making remarks which are) insulting, especially about a person’s appearance etc

personnel
personal remarks
Don’t be personal!
personality noun (plural personalities)

a person’s characteristics (of the mind, the emotions etc) as a whole

personnalité
a likeable / forceful (= strong) personality.

strong, distinctive (usually attractive) character

personnalité
She is not beautiful, but she has a lot of personality.

a well-known person

(de la) personnalité
a television personality
(also adjective) a personality cult (= very great, usually too great, admiration for a person, usually a political leader).
personally adverb

in one’s own opinion

personnellement
Personally, I prefer the other one.

doing something oneself, not having or letting someone else do it on one’s behalf

personnellement
He thanked me personally.
personal computer noun

(also PC) a small computer that can be used independently by an individual user for word-processing, games, e-mail, storage of information. etc.

ordinateur; PC
personal pronoun

a pronoun which refers to the first, second or third persons.

personnel
personal stereo noun

(also Walkman®) a small (radio and) cassette player with headphones that enables the person wearing it to listen to music while walking etc.

walkman®; baladeur
personal watercraft noun

a small boat for one or two people that is ridden like a motorcycle.

scooter des mers
in person

personally; one’s self, not represented by someone else

en personne
The Queen was there in person
I’d like to thank him in person.

(Translation of “person” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)