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English definition of “person”

person

noun [C] (GRAMMAR)    /ˈpɜː.sən/ US  /ˈpɝː-/ (plural people or formal persons) specialized
used in grammar to describe the verbs and pronouns that refer to the different people in a conversation . The first person ("I" or "we") refers to the person speaking , the second person ("you") refers to the person being spoken to and the third person ("he", "she", "it", or "they") refers to another person or thing being spoken about or described : The novel is written in the first person, so that the author and narrator seem to be the same. "Am" is the first person singular of the verb "to be".Grammatical terms
(Definition of person noun (GRAMMAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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