person

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈp3ːrsən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɝsən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pûrsən)


Inflections of 'person' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
people
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
persons
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Mainly used in formal or legal contexts)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

person

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [kind, friendly, nasty, violent, generous, sensible, responsible] person
  2. a very important person
  3. a [natural, living, artificial, normal] person
  4. the [only, last, first] person to [see, have, climb]
  5. [look for, find, report] a missing person
  6. human and non-human persons
  7. [dolphins, primates] are non-human persons
  8. [apply, report, come] in person
  9. need a person with [IT, people, management] skills
  10. a person to [check, review, translate, edit]
  11. consider the person you are [dealing with, talking to]
  12. all persons must [show proof of ID, report to reception]
  13. most persons have [names, addresses, identities]
  14. (committed) by person or persons unknown
  15. only [by, from, for] authorized persons
  16. had no [money, cash, ID] on my person
  17. not on my person
  18. the [price, amount, cost, quantity] per person
  19. a person of note
  20. the person in [charge, control, question]
  21. the person responsible for [security, bookings, logistics]
  22. grammar: in the [third, first, second] person
  23. the book is written in the [third] person
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