Meaning of “someone” in the English Dictionary

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"someone" in British English

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someonepronoun

uk /ˈsʌm.wʌn/ us /ˈsʌm.wʌn/ also somebody

(Definition of “someone” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"someone" in American English

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someonepronoun

us /ˈsʌmˌwʌn, -wən/

a person:

I’m not interested in someone else’s experience.
I hate cutting the lawn, so I pay someone to do it.
Note: "Anyone" is usually used instead of "someone" in negative sentences and questions.

(Definition of “someone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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