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third person

third person

 
pronunciation:
thuhrd puhr sn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in grammar, the category of pronouns, inflections, and the like that indicates one that is neither the speaker of a sentence nor one to whom the speaker is speaking, but rather, a person or thing that the speaker is speaking about.
definition 2: a pronoun in this category, such as "he" or "it".
definition 3: a literary style in which the narration is not done by one of the characters.