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persons meaning

EN[ˈpɜːsənz]
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    Definition of persons in English Dictionary

  • NounBFpersonPLpeoplePREPerso-
    1. plural of person; used to refer to them individually, rather than as a group. Contrast people.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • You people aren't stupider than anyone else. Not naturally stupider.
        • You have to go with a guide into the country house. He's there to show people round.
        • Last year, Ms. Merino became one of just over 300 people to complete the Grand Slam of ultrarunning.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • People who torture often have sadistic tendencies.
        • 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 "mana shuffle" because of the numerous games they have played and they have found that land becomes clumped together (i.e. a "mana pocket").
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • He says that a 30 storey farmscraper could provide fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, poultry – and clean water – for 50,000 people.
        • But theres almost as many different sorts of marriages as theres different sorts of people.
        • He seemed to get flustered when speaking in front of too many people.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms
      Related Links:
      1. en persons of size
      2. en persons of color
      3. en persons of colour
      4. en persons of ordinary skill in the art
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of persons for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "persons" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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