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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
        • I'm not into that one-night thing. I think a person should get to know someone and even be in love with them before you use them and degrade them - Steve Martin - Saturday Night Live
        • I can’t stand when people don’t read the instructions.  I can’t stand him. ‎
        • Two people can have the same idea at the same time because they felt the same thought-forms.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • People always told me that owning property was a big turn-on for many women – a sign that a bloke has got it going on financially.
        • People requiring assistance or extra time will be preboarded.
        • People who torture often have sadistic tendencies.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Why do we sit cross-handed and do nothing which would serve as a basis upon which to build the salvation of our people?
        • He says that a 30 storey farmscraper could provide fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, poultry – and clean water – for 50,000 people.
        • A dictator stays in power only as long as he manages to subvert the will of his 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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