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third person

noun
     
third person
1SLG

the third person

a form of a verb or pronoun that is used for showing the person, thing or group that is being mentioned. 'He', 'she', 'it', and 'they' are third person pronouns
2AL

in the third person

a story written in the third person is told as the experience of someone else, using the pronouns 'he', 'she', or 'they'

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