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EN[ˈpɹsn̩] [ˈpɝsən] [ˈpɜːsən] [-ɜː(ɹ)sən]
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  • A person is a being, such as a human, that has certain capacities or attributes constituting personhood, which in turn is defined differently by different authors in different disciplines, and by different cultures in different times and places.
  • The current concept of person was developed during the Trinitarian and Christological debates of the 4th and 5th centuries in contrast to the word nature.
  • Since then, a number of important changes to the word's meaning and use have taken place, and attempts have been made to redefine the word with varying degrees of adoption and influence.
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    Definition of person in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpersonsPLpeoplePREPerso-SUF-person
    1. An individual; usually a human being.
      1. his first appearance upon the stage in his new person of a sycophant or juggler
      2. three persons and one God
      3. Jack's always been a dog person, but I prefer cats.
    2. The physical body of a being seen as distinct from the mind, character, etc.
      1. (law) Any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts.
        1. At common law a corporation or a trust is legally a person.
      2. (law) The human genitalia; specifically, the penis.
        1. (grammar) A linguistic category used to distinguish between the speaker of an utterance and those to whom or about whom he is speaking. See grammatical person.
          1. (biology) A shoot or bud of a plant; a polyp or zooid of the compound Hydrozoa, Anthozoa, etc.; also, an individual, in the narrowest sense, among the higher animals.
          2. VerbSGpersonsPRpersoningPT, PPpersoned
            1. OBS VT To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate.
              1. VT (gender-neutral) To man.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • A 5-ml venous blood sample was taken from some people with characteristic or query echinococcosis or alveococcosis images or with hydatid disease surgical history.
                  • The more people you have trying to apply the listing guidelines fairly and consistently, the bigger the horizontal waterfowl alignment challenge.
                  • He's a person with whom I work.;   We have ten employees, half of whom are carpenters. ‎
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • People are dying of starvation all over the world. ‎
                  • People would place themselves so as to expose the more expressive left hemiface to the partner or/and[sic] to use the more efficient left visual field to observe the partner.
                  • People believed that the werewolves, or werehyenas, which they called buda, were too strong in those places to permit safe habitation by human beings.
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • In short, modern Conservative economics produces very unconservative people.
                  • Her years of Spanish classes finally paid off when she found herself in Mexico and realized she could communicate with people.
                  • This definitely speaks to the fact that at Georgetown, beginning at the admissions process, you're not a number but a real person.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                    • Nouns by inflection type
                      • Irregular nouns
                        • Suppletive nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Transitive verbs
                    Related Links:
                    1. en persons
                    2. en personal
                    3. en personally
                    4. en personality
                    5. en personage
                    Source: Wiktionary
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                    Meaning of person for the defined word.

                    Grammatically, this word "person" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a nouns by inflection type. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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