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English definition of “person”

person

noun
 
 
/ˈpɜːsən/ (plural people)
A1 [C] a human being: You're the only person I know here. He is a very dangerous person.People in general
in person B2 If you do something in person, you go somewhere to do it yourself: If you can't be there in person the next best thing is watching it on TV. → See also the first person, the second person, the third personPresentAvailable and accessibleUnavailable and inaccessible
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