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Meaning of "the third person" in Essential English Dictionary

the third person

noun [no plural]   /ˌθɜːd ˈpɜːsən/
the form of a verb or pronoun that is used when referring to the person or thing being spoken about or described: “She” is a third-person pronoun.
Translations of “the third person”
in Korean 3인칭…
in Arabic ضَمير الغائب…
in Portuguese a terceira pessoa…
in Catalan la tercera persona…
in Japanese (文法)三人称…
in Italian la terza persona…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動詞或代詞的)第三人稱…
in Russian третье лицо (в грамматике)…
in Turkish (dilbilgisi) üçüncü şahıs…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动词或代词的)第三人称…
in Polish trzecia osoba…
(Definition of the third person from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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