Definition of third person in English:

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third person

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2.1 (the third person) A type of narrative in which the story is related by an omniscient narrator, using third-person forms.
Example sentences
  • Narrated in the present tense, the story unfolds in the voice of an unnamed third-person narrator.
  • I wanted nothing cool, nothing distant, nothing distilled through the author into a third-person narrator, I just wanted it said.
  • The revival version, then, is the only one told from the point of view of a third-person narrator who witnesses the meeting of the protagonists.

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