person

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person is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
person

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
person

Plural
people

A person
People
  1. (countable) A person is somebody.
    She is a very nice person.
  2. (uncountable) In grammar, the system of person is related to who is involved in the conversation.
    The pronoun I is first person, you is second person, and most other nouns are third person.

Singular
person

Plural
persons

  1. (countable) A person is an individual with a mind and rights.
    The court is trying to decide if an elephant is a legal person.

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