third party

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /θɜː(ɹ)d/ /ˈpɑː.ti/, SAMPA: /T3:(r)d/ /"pA:.tI/
  • (US) {IPA: /θɝd/ /ˈpɑːɹ.ti/, SAMPA: /T3`d/ /"pAr.tI/
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Noun[change]

Singular
third party

Plural
third parties

  1. A third party is any person affected by an agreement except the two main people or groups in the agreement.
    I send my payment through a third party, who gives the money to the person I owe it to.

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